Andrew Grainger is a London born Composer and Pianist. He is also an active organist and accompanist. In past times he also played the Clarinet, Tenor and Alto Saxophones and as an undergraduate was a second study Viola player.
He graduated is 1983 from Surrey University, UK with a Bachelors Degrees in Music majoring in Piano Performance, and in 1999 graduated from Kingston University, UK with a Masters Degree in Composition.
As a classical musician Andrew has performed solo and chamber works in a variety of settings, but his eclectic musical path has also included playing in Big-Bands, Blues Bands and various other combos. Early in his career Andrew was also active in the popular music field, which included songwriting, arranging, recording and producing.
During a seven year period (2000-2007) living in upstate New York, Andrew was a house composer for a New York City based Music Production House writing music for TV commercials and other media.
Having always been interested in music technology, Andrew has maintained a recording studio in one shape or form since the late 80's. These days it is fairly compact and mainly software based - details can be found here: Studio and he continues to have a passionate interest in this area.
Since 2008 Andrew has become increasingly focused purely on classical music composition in a variety of genres: Orchestral, Chamber, Choral and Solo, and indeed much of this work is available to discover on this site.