Andrew Tunis


Andrew Tunis has led a distinguished career as soloist, chamber musician, and university professor over the past four decades. He has given concerts in Canada, the USA, Europe, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Asia, and has collaborated in chamber music with many renowned musicians, including violinists Pinchas Zukerman and Martin Beaver, cellists Desmond Hoebig and Steven Isserlis, as well as the Philharmonia Quartet of Berlin and the St. Lawrence String Quartet. In 1984, along with cellist Desmond Hoebig, he won first prize in the Munich (ARD) International Competition. In 1989 their recording of music for cello and piano by Beethoven received a Juno nomination. Other recordings include chamber music by Schubert with the Chamber Players of Canada, named one of the top five recordings of 2005 by La Presse. More recently he has released an acclaimed recording of piano works by Brahms on the CanSona label.