Thaddeus Andre


Born in Savoie, THADDEUS ANDRE began playing the cello at the age of 5 at the Conservatoire de Chambéry. In 1995, he moved to London to study with Leonid Gorokhov at the Royal College of Music, before continuing his studies with William Pleeth.

In 2008, after receiving his Bachelor of Music degree from the Guildhall School of Music in London, Thaddeus joined the Bern University of the Arts in Switzerland to study for a Master’s degree with Louise Hopkins. He graduated in 2010, then completed his studies with a Master’s degree as a soloist in 2012.

During this period he had the opportunity to participate several times in the Accademia Chigiana in Italy, where he had the privilege of being taught by Antonio Meneses.

Thaddeus was also a member of the Verbier Festival Orchestra, where he played under conductors such as Charles Dutoit, Manfred Honeck, Kurt Masur and Yuri Temirkanov.

Currently co-soloist with the Orchestre des Pays de la Loire, Thaddeus also continues to perform as a soloist and chamber musician.