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Andrew Foote

Mr Andrew Robert Foote

Associate Lecturer
Academic Staff (Music)

Contact details
Academic Staff (Music)
The University of Western Australia (M413)
35 Stirling Highway
+61 8 6488 2057
In a professional concert and operatic career commencing in 1988, Andrew Foote has performed more than 30 operatic roles for professional companies throughout Australia – including his acclaimed Ned Keene in Peter Grimes for which he received a 2010 Helpmann Award.

His performances as recitalist, oratorio soloist, recording artist, crossover cabaret artist, opera principal and opera director have consistently drawn superb accolades.

Andrew passes an eclectic mix of skills and expertise to students drawn from his diverse career as a solo and ensemble singer (including opera on the national stage), a recording artist, his specialisation in German Lieder and Baroque repertoire, his experience as a stage director, his business expertise and experience, and his one to one coaching of business leaders.
Key research
Schubert's song cycle Winterriese
Solo and chamber music performance for voice
Historical Performance Practice (Baroque)
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
Head of Vocal Studies
Honours and awards
2009 - Helpmann Award nomination
2010 - Helpmann Award winner
2015 - 7 x UWA Teaching Award nominations
UWA Symphonic Chorus
Vocal Consort
Glee Club
Tuition in voice
Current external positions
Vocal Coach, West Australaian Symphony Orchestra
Chairman, KEY 111 (The Executive Connection)
Useful links
New and noteworthy
Andrew is a dual Helpmann Award nominee and winner of Best Male Performer in a Supporting Role in an Opera (role of Ned Keene, Peter Grimes, Perth International Arts Festival/West Australian Opera).

β€œIt's about time the rest of this country woke up to the colossal talents of Andrew Foote. No artist in my experience has crossed the boundaries from French baroque to Broadway, via opera, lieder and chanson, with such naturalness.” - The Australian
Current projects
Glee Club - an experimental Broadening Unit ensemble which develops self-reliance, team skills and musical skills within a contemporary popular a cappella vocal ensemble
Research profile
Research profile and publications

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