School of Arts

Andrew Warburton

Andrew Warburton



Contact Number031-260-1350

CampusHoward College Campus

Office AddressFrancis Stock Building, 2nd Floor, Room 001

Degrees Held

  • BMus (University of Natal)
  • MMus (UKZN)
  • PhD (UKZN)

Research Interests

  • Analysis of the preparation towards performance
  • History of opera
  • German Lied and the realization of an effective accompaniment
  • Vocal and instrumental music of the Medieval era
  • Music of Asia
  • Keyboard music 1550 – 1950
  • Chamber music repertoire with piano

Teaching Interests

  • Piano teaching (beginner to advanced)
  • Vocal coaching of classical voice students
  • Mentoring of student accompanists
  • Music history (Western and non-Western music)


Community Involvement

  • Member of EXCO of the South African Society of Music Teachers
  • Pre-concert lecturer at Friends of Music (before the KZNPO concerts)
  • Responsible for recruiting artists and organizing the concert series at the Hilton Arts Festival
  • Peer reviewer of performance Creative Contributions for other universities

Teaching Expertise

  • Piano teaching (beginner to advanced)

Student Supervision

  • Has supervised and accompanied many postgraduate performance students
  • Provides accompaniment for 60 students for June and November practical exams
  • Examining PhD recitals for Wits University
  • External supervision and examination at North West University.