Andrew Foote

Started at UWA: 2014

Helpmann Award winner, Head of Vocal Studies and current opera performer


Music makes a difference. It changes lives. It changes society. Andrew Foote

Andrew Foote is a vocal coach and highly awarded opera singer who is passionate about teaching music and voice at the UWA Conservatorium of Music. Mr Foote is recognised across the University for bringing an eclectic mix of skills and expertise to his teaching. He draws from his diverse career experience including as a solo and ensemble opera singer, orchestral musician, executive mentor and coach, computer programmer and pipe organ builder.

As Head of Vocal Studies, Mr Foote is responsible for devising and delivering the vocal program in a unique and personal style that has proven highly effective with his students, resulting in many nominations for UWA and UWA Guild Teaching Awards.

Mr Foote is currently researching a Doctor of Musical Arts on the topic of paramusical aspects of solo voice recitals.



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Helpmann Award Best Male Performer in a Supporting Role in an Opera, 2010

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Helpmann Award Nominee Best Male Performer in a Supporting Role in an Opera, 2009


Industry involvement


Mr Foote is Vocal Coach for the West Australian Symphony Orchestra Chorus, formed in 1988. The chorus consists of around 130 choristers who represent the finest form of community music making, bringing together singers from all walks of life.


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I love working with students and seeing the results when a student gets an ‘aha’ moment and reaches or exceeds their previous potential. Andrew Foote


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