Andrew Ball studied at the Royal College of Music with Kendall Taylor as well as taking a First in Music at The Queen’s College, Oxford. He plays a large repertoire in which contemporary works and chamber music have always had an important place. He has given recitals of Ives and Busoni at the Wigmore Hall, performed Messiaen’s Couleur de la Cité Céleste at the BBC Proms and gave the British première of Sofia Gubaidulina’s Piano Sonata at the Bath Festival. A dedicated teacher, he was Head of Keyboard at the Royal College of Music from 1999 until 2005. He has collaborated in a successful duo with Madeleine Mitchell since 1992.