Andy is a multi-instrumentalist and composer. He produces music for a wide range of media and has written and performed for many live theatre and dance shows. His music has been featured on several TV and Radio shows. He wrote the theme tune and sonic branding for the hit TV show The Gadget Show and has written for two films including the award winning feature Lad: A Yorkshire Story.
Andy played guitar and keyboards with the Pigeon Detectives for 3 years and has toured with many bands and played at major venues including Manchester Evening News Arena and Hammersmith Apollo. He has played the Main stage at Reading and Leeds and several other major festivals.
As musical director Andy has composed and performed for Equal Voices Arts, Full Body and The Voice & Chol Theatre, and has composed for final year theatre productions for many university theatre and drama courses, including Edge Hill University, Leeds University and The University of Waikato in Hamilton, Aotearoa New Zealand. He has taught and led workshops at Edge Hill University, Leeds University and The University of Waikato in New Zealand.
Andy recently composed and performed for the award winning Equal Voices Arts tour of At The End Of My Hands in New Zealand, and also composed and performed, with many instruments and a loop pedal in Equal Voices Arts European tour of ‘Salonica’, and the following national tour of Aoteraoa New Zealand.
As an award winning filmmaker, Andy documents many Equal Voices Arts projects, and runs their film based projects.