Ms. Brown first studied singing at the RSAMD and later winning a scholarship for further studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. As a soprano, she has performed and recorded with some of the finest professional ensembles in the UK including the Academy of Ancient Music, Ex Cathedra and Chapelle du Roi.
Ms. Brown is the Musical Director of the Festival Chorus and Associate Conductor of the Fourth Choir, having recently conducted them at their first King’s Place performance. She also works regularly with other choirs including the London Oriana Choir, North London Chorus and Voicelab. Currently on sabbatical at the Royal Academy of Music, she was recently Director of Music at Morley College leading on a number of ground-breaking projects with organisations such as the BBC Singers and the Southbank Centre. Highlights include a collaboration with the LPO, Voicelab and 400 community choir singers in Tippett’s ‘A Child of Our Time’ at the Royal Festival Hall.
She has been the Music Director of Diversity Choir, Morley Chamber Choir, Koruso and the Artistic Director of Various Voices, an international choral festival which was awarded an Inspire mark from the London 2012 Olympics Committee. Andrea is an accomplished vocal coach and co-founded the award-winning Women Conductors @ Morley programme, designed to encourage, educate and promote women within the conducting profession.