Andrew Mackay is an Olivier Award-nominated and award-winning classically trained composer and producer. He is the co-founder of electronica/world music act Bombay Dub Orchestra alongside Garry Hughes.
Andrew studied piano, clarinet and composition at the London College of Music under Dr. Lloyd Webber and John McCabe. His music often fuses orchestral with folk and traditional elements of music from the project’s region. He has scored many ﬁlms in India, including the National award-winning Hamid by Aijaz Khan.
Andrew’s company Bohemia Junction Ltd, exclusively represents Abbey Road Studios for India and the FAMES’ Skopje Studio Orchestra. Over the last decade, he has also provided music services for dozens of ﬁlms, concerts and Games.
He is the Director of India’s ﬁrst ever Composers Lab, which started in 2013 as part of the Mumbai Film Festival in association with Abbey Road, PRS for Music UK and supported by BMI.
The Oliver Award Nominated music soundtrack to ‘Life of Pi’ was Andrew’s first foray into scoring for theatre, followed by Henry V with Kit Harington (Donmar) in 2022 and Butter Arms (a short ﬁlm for Royal Ballet/ Royal Opera House). He recently scored the play ‘A Doll’s House’ by Tanika Gupta after Ibsen directed by Meneka Das.
Andrew is working on the 4th Bombay Dub Orchestra album as well as several feature films.