Andrew Burn 2017-12-16T16:15:47+00:00

Andrew Burn

Living in Basel, Switzerland, Andrew performs internationally. Recently he has performed as member of groups such as Musica Fiorita (Basel), Ensemble Zefiro (Italy), Les Voix Baroques (Canada), Cappella Mediterranea (France), and Primary Colours (Basel). In 2013, Andrew was selected as sole bassoonist for the European Union Baroque Orchestra. Over two seasons, the orchestra performed over 50 concerts from London to Istanbul, Malta to Stockholm. Andrew has performed for radio in over 15 countries, and can be heard on the ATMA, Obsidian labels, Pan Classics, and ACCENT labels.

Andrew’s other passion, rugby, has continued to take an increasing role in his life. Since his teenage years he has refereed as a member of the Eastern Ontario Rugby Referee’s Society and continues to do so with the Swiss Federation of Rugby Referees. Andrew has refereed teams from Canada, England, Switzerland, Wales, the U.S., as well as the Swiss, Austrian, and Luxembourgish under-16/17 national teams. He has participated in senior-level international matches between Switzerland, the Czech Republic, and Israel, and has attended international development programs through Rugby Europe.