Tomohiro Ando

After having obtained his bachelor’s degree in percussion in Tokyo, Tomohiro Ando (Tokyo, 1991) continued his studies with, among others, Nick Woud, Mark Braafhart en Bence Major at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. He was one of the few master students to be admitted to the master’s programme in timpani.
Tomohiro has performed with RCO Brass and was principal timpani with Het Gelders Orkest. As of 1 October 2017 he has been appointed solo timpani with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.