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Andreas Kratz

Mus.B (hons)

Conductor, Adjudicator, Teacher

Andreas Kratz

Contact details

Skärgårdsvägen 23, 79293 Venjan, Sweden

  info@andreaskratz.se
  www.andreaskratz.se
  +46 (0)735002403


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Andreas Kratz was born in Tranås 1979. He is raised within the Salvation Army and started playing in the Tranås Band of the Salvation Army at an early age under his father Torbjorn.

1997-2001, Andreas studied trombone at the Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg, where he studied with Professor Ingemar Roos.

Between 2003-2017 Andreas worked as a Tenor & Bass trombonist at the Gothenburg Opera House.

Andreas also plays euphonium and basstrumpet.

Over many years Andreas worked with orchestras like:

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra , Norwegian Radio Orchestra (KORK), Oslo Opera Orchestra, The Royal Opera Stockholm, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, Gävle Symphony Orchestra, Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra , Gothenburg Wind Orchestra, Musica Vitae, The Royal Band of the Swedish Army, The Royal Marine Band of the Swedish Army.

Andreas conducting experience spans over 20 years working with amateurs and professional ensembles. He has undertook conducting studies at Gothenburg Universty of Music and private with David King and Garry Cutt.

Andreas is the first Swedish conductor to have been conducting at the National Brassband Championships in Royal Albert Hall, London 2018. He has also been a judge at a number of competitions.

He is frequently invited as guest conductor with several brass bands and wind bands in Europe.

As a conductor he has collaboration with:

Garry Cutt, Prof. David King, Dr. Phillip McCann, David Childs, James Morrison, James Fountain, Tom Davoren, Prof. Ingemar Roos, Richard Phillips, Glenn van Looy, Lucy Cutt, Richard Marshall, Owen Farr, Michael Becquet, Chris Houlding, Mogens Andresen, Nils Landgren, Stefan Schulz, Øystein Baadsvik.

 

 



Camborne Youth Band - New Year Concert

Sunday 19 January • Penventon Park Hotel, West End, Redruth TR15 3AD


The Hepworth Band - A New Year's Viennese Matinee Concert

Sunday 19 January • Christ Church. Sude Hill. New Mill. Holmfirth. West Yorkshire HD9 7BL


Foden's Band - RNCM Brass Band Festival

Friday 24 January • RNCM, 124 Oxford Rd, Manchester. M13 9RD


Markham and district band - Charity Concert for Hospice of the Valleys

Friday 24 January • The Met Theatre, Mitre Street, Abertillery. NP131AL


Black Dyke Band - RNCM Brass Band Festival

Saturday 25 January • 124 Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9 RD


Milton Keynes Brass

January 20 • We are seeking a Principal Eb Bass player to join us after the Area although attendance before then at rehearsals would be welcome if you are available. We rehearse on Tuesday evenings in Loughton, MK and have a sensible calendar of engagements.


Chadderton Band

January 19 • Chadderton Brass Band is a non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections. Conductor required. Come along to one of our rehearsals.


Matlock Band

January 19 • Matlock Band urgently requires Solo Baritone player for Midlands regional contest on 8th March 2020. We rehearse on Wednesday evenings 8.00-9.45pm.


Sandy Smith


Conductor, teacher, adjudicator and arranger


               

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