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Andrew Bukenya

Pre-Concert Speaker

Andrew studied music (singing & conducting) at UEA and was twice awarded the Norwich & Peterborough major performance scholarship. A prestigious Japanese Government (Monbusho) Scholarship allowed him to pursue postgraduate solo vocal studies at the Tokyo National University of Music and Fine Arts.

Appearances include lute song to gospel recitals at Kings College, Cambridge & Oriel College, Oxford; Griffin Theatre with harpist Marshall McGuire and 2by20 with Bev Kennedy at City Recital Hall; duet vocals with Chaka Khan &Sheila E (Blue Note), George Benson with the SSO at the Opera House/ TSO and Paul Mac /Lachlan Philpot’s Rise and Fall of St George.

Previously presenter & producer of Sydney Symphony Hour on 2MBS Fine Music 102.5FM, Andrew currently hosts the popular Thirsty Thursdays series at Darlinghurst Theatre Co, the new informal classical night, Looking Up-Classical from a New Perspective, and the online artists interview series, Andrew Bukenya Presents Chat & Dash!