Acclaimed for his early music interpretations, Andrew McAnerney has directed the Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal since 2015. A former member of the Tallis Scholars, Andrew’s career has included music making in over 20 countries with many of the world’s foremost early music ensembles. He has contributed to over 50 recordings including music by Bach, Brumel, Gombert, Handel, Lassus, Palestrina, and Purcell. Since moving to Canada in 2012, Andrew has conducted a variety of Canadian ensembles including the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Arion Baroque Orchestra, the Elmer Iseler Singers and the Elora Singers. Andrew is passionate about musical excellence and accessibility. He regularly prepares his own early music scores from original sources, and is fascinated with presenting rediscovered works.