Originally from Uruguay, residing in Ireland and Poland since 2003, Andrés has studied vocal technique all over the world with the most renowned singing teachers, several voice scientists and the largest institutes. As a teacher during the last 20 years, Andrés has trained over 1500 voices around the world, from «shower» singers to Grammy winners, several singers with a Multi Platinum album, number 1 artists on the Billboard charts (USA), actors, and many more.
Since 2011, Andrés has worked as a lecturer of «Voice Coaching» at the National University of Ireland (NUIG), where he created his own Oratory Program which merges Modern Vocal Technique, Speech Training and Vocal Science.
In addition to regularly teaching private lessons in person in Ireland and Poland, giving workshops in dozens of countries annually, and training many singers daily by Skype, he also trains singing teachers from around the world.
Andrés has been certified (2004 to 2013) in Speech Level Singing as a Vocal Coach at the highest level (Level 5) and in IVA as a Mentor teacher, in addition to becoming the head of research and vocal science of that institute in its infancy.
In addition, he attended numerous worldwide voice teachers conferences (SLS) and several vocal seminars, including seminars with Ingo Titze in Salt Lake City, Utah, NCVS.
As a singer Andrés studied (and continues to study), with great voice teachers, including maestro Seth Riggs regularly in Los Angeles, Greg Enriquez and Richard Halton.
Since 2009, Andrés, together with his wife, has directed the «European Vocal Camp» (the largest Vocal Camp in the world), which brings together over a hundred singers from around the world. Between the 2017 and 2018 editions, people came from over 50 countries.
One of Andrés greatest passions is working with students in person, and he travels all over the world to teach. He has taught workshops in Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Spain, Poland, Ireland, the United States, Sweden and has been a regular guest teacher in Denmark at the Complete Vocal Institute (CVI) since 2014.
Andrés regularly sings on various stages around the world – in Ireland in Poland, in the United States, and beyond. As a composer, Andrés has successfully written songs for many artists and for his own musical projects, including his own project «Baile An Salsa,” which is currently produced by 5-time Grammy winner, Walter Flores.
Andrés is also a regular singer in the symphonic orchestras of Poland, having participated as Tenor in several renowned halls including NOSPR, Katowice, where he had the main male role as tenor of Operita de Piazzola, «María de Buenos Aires.» He tours Europe performing tango with the Renowed bands Tango Attack & Bandonegro. In 2019 he signed a contract to perform as Tenor at the Warsaw Opera Kameralna under the direction of world renowed Opera director Michał Znaniecki.
His devotion to singing has led him not only to train hard to become a voice coach with a great reputation, but also to live the experience as a professional singer performing all over the world in many different styles
BAILE AN SALSA (Ireland)
Andrés directs the international group, Baile An Salsa which is currently produced by the winner of 5 Grammy awards, Walter Flores. Baile An Salsa mixes traditional Irish music with Latin rhythms. They have completed four tours through the USA, including the highlight of being one of the main acts at the 2017 Philadelphia Folk Festival, and have a busy schedule in Ireland where they have played in a number of festivals. Recently, the president of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, invited Baile An Salsa to play a concert at the presidential house. www.baileansalsa.com