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Dr Andrew Wiering

Senior Lecturer

About Andrew

Dr Andrew Wiering is a world class percussion soloist, conductor and composer. He won first prize in the Adelaide Eisteddfod Society’s Concerto Competition and was twice a category finalist in the ABC Young Performers Awards. He has performed as a soloist with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and the ASO. Andrew has also performed internationally at the Grafenegg Music Festival in Austria, Les Muséiques, Switzerland and featured as a soloist at the Adams International Percussion Festival four times from 2015 to 2019. Dr. Weiring delivers masterclasses internationally and also runs a vibrant percussion studio in Adelaide. Andrew is a senior lecturer in music theory, music history, composition and percussion at TIM.

Recent Publications

  • Rachmaninoff, The Last Romantic: Interpretational Techniques Employed in his Recordings.
  • Music Memorisation Techniques: A Survey of Pre-existing Techniques and their Uses and Adaptations in Classical Music.
  • Hybrid Percussion Technique: Its Application in Solo Percussion Performance (Adelaide: 2019)

Current Academic Projects

  • Research into the further development of performance-practise techniques through recordings and practise-based models.


Subjects Taught

  • Advanced Theoretical Concepts in Music and practice (HSM 223.7)
  • Harmony and Analysis (HSM 222.7)
  • Performing Arts Industry and Business (HSM 111.5)
  • World Music and Early European Music Genres (HSM 112.5)
  • Late Classical to Modern Music (HSM 113.5)


  • Drums and Percussion lecturer
  • Composition and Arrangement lecturer


  • Possess joint Australian and Dutch citizenship
  • Wrote a musical/opera for adults and children in 2017 entitled “Lallo Bird”
  • Passionate about capturing the beauty of nature and landscapes
  • Skilled in using drones to capture aerial shots of landscapes and cityscapes
  • Enjoys exploring culinary traditions of Austria and Italy


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Arts (M.A.) Percussion Performance (Concert Artists Study Stream)
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Percussion Performance (Concert Artists Study Stream)


Millswood, SA

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1300 482 267

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