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TINTWISTLE BAND
Musical Director

Andrew Mallon Born in Greenock, on the west coast of Scotland, Andrew Mallon started playing tuba at the age of 14 and has been ever since.

A product of Inverclyde Music service, Andrew began learning his instrument under the guidance of David Hutchison and Chris Mitchell. Two years later, he accepted a place at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama junior department where he studied under Philip Hore and Maurice Temple.

At the age of 18, Andrew moved to Manchester to pursue a career in music and commence studies at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM). Whilst at the RNCM, Andrew studied tuba under Brian Kingsley, Robin Haggart and Ewan Easton as well as taking part in Masterclasses with international Tuba Soloists such as James Gourlay, Les Neish and Jens Bjørn-Larsen.

Since Graduating from the RNCM, Andrew has appeared with numerous Orchestras and brass bands throughout the UK and Europe including The Manchester Camerata, The Hallé Orchestra, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, The Cyprus Symphony Orchestra and the Black Dyke Band.

As a conductor, Andrew holds positions with the Warrington Youth Orchestra and the North Cheshire Wind Orchestra, he has also appeared as a guest conductor with the Piccadilly Symphony Orchestra and BrassiMo brass band (Northern Norway) as well as appearing regularly with the Leeds College of Music Wind Orchestra.