Andrew Taheny is a violinist based in Manchester, originally from Glasgow. He studied Music at the University of Edinburgh, where he was the recipient of the Early Music Bursary from the Friends of St. Cecilia's Hall, as well as the Andrew Grant Bequest for Recital and the Frederick Niecks Prize for Dissertation. He then went on to pursue a Masters degree in Violin Performance at the Royal Northern College of Music, supported by the McGlashan Trust, Cross Trust, Edinburgh College of Art and Friends of Baroque Music in Yorkshire. During his postgraduate studies he twice led the RNCM Baroque Ensemble, and was appointed Leader-Scholar with Belsize Baroque.
Andrew has performed with Eboracum Baroque, Manchester Camerata, Nevis Ensemble, Northern Chamber Orchestra, Manchester Concert Orchestra and the Cambridge Handel Opera Company. He also has a passion for music education, having worked as a Student Mentor for West of Scotland Schools Orchestra Trust, an instrumental teacher for Music in Secondary Schools Trust, and a Lead Ambassador for the Benedetti Foundation.