Andrej Kouznetsov

Organ

Andrej Kouznetsov

​Andrej Kouznetsov studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music with Philip Swanton.

While a student there he won several awards, including that of first place in the open section of the Sydney Organ Competition. During this time, he was Organ Scholar at the University of Sydney, and at St James', King Street, where he was subsequently appointed Organist.

Relocating to the United Kingdom in 2010, Andrej spent a year as Organ Scholar at Salisbury Cathedral, where he was also Director of the Cathedral Chamber Choir. Following this, he was appointed Organ Scholar at Westminster Abbey in London, where he regularly accompanied and conducted the Abbey's world-renowned choir, gave numerous recitals, and took part in high-profile events attended by Her Majesty the Queen and other members of the Royal Family. Whilst based in London, Andrej studied with Birmingham City Organist, Thomas Trotter.

Andrej is currently Assistant Director of Music at St John’s Cathedral, Brisbane, where he plays the organ for Cathedral services, assists with the training of the boy choristers, and directs the Johannine Voices, a chamber choir he founded in 2015. He is also Director of Music at St John’s College in the University of Queensland. Andrej was recently admitted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists.

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