Dr Andrew Wiering
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.
- 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.
- 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
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