Best known as 'Paul' (from his role in Singapore's first sit-com "Under One Roof"), Andrew is a knowledgeable music critic and opera enthusiast. Also, not forgetting his love for singing lieder and Broadway hits garnering good reviews too!
Andrew started his career on radio as a Producer- Presenter on Symphony 92.4FM in 1991.
He was the host of 'Breakfast Classics' for 3 years before joining TV for 7 years in 1993. He made a comeback on radio in 2000 as the host of the Morning Show and has been the host for this show for the past eight years.
During his time as an On-air Talent, he has interviewed some of the world's best musicians & conductors in the classical music world. They include Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Maxim Vengerov, Gil Shaham, Sarah Chang, Kiri te Kanawa, Yefim Bronfman, Stephen Hough, Zubin Mehta and many more.
Andrew plays the best of the classics every weekday morning, brings on the hourly News and updates drivers with the latest traffic information on the go. He conducts exclusive interviews with renowned classical artistes performing with the SSO at 8.30 am on Wednesdays and other visiting artistes during the week. He also conducts ticket giveaways, reviews new CD releases and highlights arts events at 7.20 am and 8.20 am daily to keep listeners informed of some of the best performances in town. Andrew also prepares interesting info. bits about the composers, the artistes or the works to share with listeners in his show.
Andrew's first appearance on TV was in the RaRa Show (1993) and he was soon cast as 'Paul' the elder son of Ah Teck in Singapore's first hit sitcom "Under One Roof". He then went on to host a 13 part series called 'Kids Talk Back' which won an Asian Televsion Award. He subsequently starred in the sitcom 'The House of Chow' and made an appearance in 'Phua Chu Kang'. He also participated in the President's Star Charity Show.
On stage, Andrew has played the role of 'Vincent' in Haresh Sharma's play 'Suite Hearts' which played to full house in its entire run at the Drama Centre. He received positive reviews for his appearance in a musical revue with Selena Tan at the Victoria Theatre as well as soloist in 2 classical concerts where the music of Bach & Mozart were featured. He was also a music critic for Business Times. Andrew also conducts creative writing, speech and drama classes when time permits.
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