Andrew Dewar began playing the Organ at his local church in Yeovil (Somerset) at the age of nine. With a scholarship to Wells Cathedral School in 1996 he studied the organ with Rupert Gough, David Sanger, David Briggs and harpsichord with David Ponsford. From 1999-2000 he was Organ Scholar at Wells Cathedral before moving to Germany where he studied at the Musikhochschule, Stuttgart, with Ludger Lohmann. He is currently organist at the American Cathedral in Paris.
He has won first prizes in the following organ competitions : Pipeworks International Organ Competion (Dublin 2014), St Albans International Organ Competition (2005), Bach prize (Wiesbaden 2005), Mendelssohn Competition (Berlin 2003), International Organ Competition, (Landau an der Isar 2002), Plymouth National Young Organists’ Competition (2001).
He performs recitals throughout Europe, Russia and North America. 2015 engagements include the Cirencester Organ Festival (UK), Jeunesse Concert Series Vienna, Thüringer Bach Wochen (Germany), and the Festival Bach de Montréal. He served as a jury member at the 2015 International BACH | LISZT Organ Competition in Weimar/Erfurt (Germany).
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