Andrew Berridge was born on the Wirral and grew up in Leeds, where he studied violin from the age of 5.
Following his graduation from the Royal Northern College of Music he embarked on a freelance career in the north of England, playing with all the major orchestras.
He joined the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in 2003 – its youngest member at the time – as co-principal viola.
Andrew became a member of Scottish Ensemble in 2012 and freelances regularly with the other major Scottish orchestras, as well as teaching viola and chamber music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. See his full profile here.