LA-based violinist/composer Andrew McIntosh has a unique and multifaceted career spanning solo, chamber, and early music engagements across the US and in Europe. He has appeared as a soloist at the San Francisco Symphony’s SoundBox series, REDCAT in Walt Disney Concert Hall, Miller Theatre in New York, and festivals in Switzerland, Austria, Germany, and the Netherlands. As a chamber musician he is known primarily for his work with the Formalist Quartet, currently in its 12th season, and for being a member of the new music ensemble wild Up. He also performs frequently with period instrument ensembles Bach Collegium San Diego, Musica Angelica, and Tesserae.
His compositions have been featured at major venues in The Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, England, Scotland, Los Angeles, and New York, including several recent performances at the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Green Umbrella series in Walt Disney Concert Hall. He has received commissions from organizations such as the LA Philharmonic, The Industry Opera Company, Calder Quartet, and Los Angeles Percussion Quartet. He is based in the LA area and currently serves on the faculty of the California Institute of the Arts teaching violin, viola, composition, chamber music, and baroque performance practice.