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BIOGRAPHY

Andrew Dicker is a violinist and teacher currently based in Kingston ON.

He is the principal 2nd violinist of Orchestra Kingston, a violinist in the Kingston Baroque Consort, a founding member of The Kingston Piano Trio, and a violin coach with the Kingston Youth Orchestra. He teaches violin privately at his home studio offering in-person and online lessons. 


He received his Master of Music degree from Boston University and his Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Toronto. His formal principal teachers were Bayla Keyes, Timothy Ying, and Jacques Israelievitch. His early musical training came from teachers Eric Watson, Stelth Ng, and Karma Tomm.

He teaches using methods based on Kurt Sassmannshaus, Mimi Zweig, and Harvey Whistler. He received his violin pedagogy through workshops at Indiana University and The Suzuki String School of Guelph.

With a passion for music new and old he has performed in numerous ensembles specializing in jazz, contemporary, baroque music.

In addition to his private studies, he has studied and performed in masterclasses for renowned artists such as James Ehnes, Scott St. John, Paul Neubauer, Mimi Zweig, Mark Fewer, Yehonatan Berick, Teng Li, Joseph Johnson, Carolyn Huebl, Jonathan Crow, Rhonda Rider, and many others.