United Kingdom

Bernardi Music Group

Andrew Bernardi is an English violinist, educator, festival director and entrepreneur. He lives in the parish of Shipley near Horsham, and has performed with many of the UK’s leading orchestras, including Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and The Bernardi Music Group.

Andrew has become established as an inspirational teacher of gifted string players teaching violin viola and chamber music and also conducting String Orchestras in the junior department. Andrew conducted the first joint Dance Music ‘Fireworks Project’ for the newly formed Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Dance and Music. Andrew is passionately committed to his pupils and the opportunities he is able to create for them. Work has included projects with the postgraduate String Ensemble, and also hosting of the Singapore String Conservatoire Orchestra at Trinity. A rich relationship which has provided opportunity for many to enter Trinity and gain success in the music profession. Over 30 of Andrew’s former pupils hold positions including a leading academic, a London Orchestra manager, a principle violinist and leading conservatoire string teachers. Several have been inspired to established their own orchestras and music groups.