Andrew Middleton is a composer, flautist and pianist based in North East England. In 2010 Andrew graduated from Newcastle University with a BA in Music. Whilst at Newcastle University Andrew majored in contemporary composition under the tutelage of Professor Agustín Fernández composing in a range of styles including: post-minimalism, twelve tone music, and pointillism. After a year out, Andrew returned to Newcastle University in September 2011 to study a Masters in Music with specialist study in Contemporary Composition. During this year of study Andrew composed a number of works including: The Life of a Swan for Six Pianos, Three Pieces for Cello Quartet and Expectations Fulfilled? for solo soprano saxophone. Since completing his Masters in Music in September 2012, Andrew has now turned his efforts to music education and is now teaching music to secondary school children and young people. In February 2015, one of Andrew’s works was selected by British composer Colin Matthews to be workshopped at by the Kokoro Ensemble at Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Composer’s Day.