Andrew Del Riccio – Musical Director, Mosman Symphony Orchestra
Educated in Australia, Switzerland and Canada, Sydney born Andrew Del Riccio is a highly accomplished teacher, conductor, trumpet player and instrumental teacher. Early career achievements include extensive performing with Opera Australia, Sydney Symphony and Australian Chamber Orchestras, creation of chamber ensembles (Blues Point Brass Quintet, St Peters Chamber Orchestra, The Unexpected Orchestra) and free-lance work in genres ranging from baroque ensembles on original instruments, to music theatre and contemporary music groups. He started his private teaching practice in 1988, with excellent results in AMEB exams and many students successful in auditioning for placements in specialist music schools and other programs.
After studies in opera conducting and direction in Canada he taught from 1999 to 2018 at Sydney’s Trinity Grammar School. Currently, he is the musical director of Mosman Symphony Orchestra, conducts in the Roseville Public School band program, directs the ensemble program at Burwood Girls High, plays with the Australian Brass Collective, Hourglass Ensemble, Australian Baroque Brass and runs a busy private teaching practice.