Andrew Whiteside lives in Richmond, British Columbia and possesses a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Trinity Western University. He has studied many disciplines throughout his degree program including piano, voice, conducting, and timpani. He currently studies piano with Suzanne Klukas, voice with Alison Nystrom, and conducting with Dr. Joel Tranquilla and Dr. Jon Thompson at Trinity Western University.
Andrew has been a member of the Trinity Western Chamber Choir and Chamber Singers as a tenor and has developed a passion for the choral arts throughout his studies. He is currently the assistant conductor of the Valley Festival singers in Abbotsford.
He has toured extensively with the TWU choirs in China, Hong Kong, Japan, and Taiwan. Andrew also performed with the Vancouver Chamber Choir in its Focus program in 2016, 2018 and 2019 as well asin 2020 participated in their annual conductors symposium with Jon Washburn and Dr. Kari Turunen.
Andrew enjoys singing music from all time periods, especially early renaissance music.