Andrew Nicholson is Principal Flute of the Western Australia Sypmphony Orchestra.
Andrew studied at Chethamâ€™s School of Music and the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. Since the age of twenty-two, Andrew has held principal flute positions with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra under David Atherton, the Halle Orchestra under Kent Negano and Sir Mark Elder, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under Daniele Gatti and Charles Dutoit, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales under Thierry Fischer and the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, under Paul Daniel and Asher Fisch.
He has regularly appeared as guest principal flautist with the LSO, the LPO, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, the Philharmonia, Bournemouth Symphony, BBC Philharmonic, City of Birmingham, Malaysia Philharmonic, China Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, London Chamber, Guangzhou Symphony, Auckland Symphony, Athens Camerata, Royal Scottish National, Scottish Chamber, English Chamber, Hebrides Ensemble, the Australian Chamber Orchestra and Australian World Orchestra.
Andrew plays on flutes made by Trevor James, as a TJ Global Artist and Ambassador.