Professor of Saxophone and Composition
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Tutor in Saxophone
Andy Scott has performed all over the world, with the award winning Apollo Saxophone Quartet (est.1985 RNCM) and his group SaxAssault. He performs with Caliente, a trio with flautist Clare Southworth and harpist Lauren Scott, and in a duo with RNCM Tutor of percussion, Dave Hassell. For many years Andy has freelanced with the Halle Orchestra, Psappha & Apitos. He is co-Artistic Director with Rob Buckland of the annual RNCM Saxophone Day, founded the World Tenor Saxophone Consortium in 2003 and launched the Tenor Saxophone Index, a new online repertoire resource, in 2012 (with an RNCM Small Research Grant).
Andy Scott received a British Composer Award in 2006 for his double saxophone concerto Dark Rain, and has written many works for the saxophone that are performed and recorded worldwide. His work Spirit of Mingus was shortlisted for a Basca award in 2012, commissioned by Foden’s Brass Band. His tenor saxophone concerto was premiered by Branford Marsalis at the World Saxophone Congress in 2012, with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Clark Rundell. Andy has been commissioned, respectively by RNCM Tutor of Guitar Craig Ogden and by RNCM Visiting International Tutor of Trumpet Rex Richardson to write Concerti in 2016.
An endorsee of Selmer Paris Saxophones and Vandoren, Andy is published by Astute Music.