In 1981, the ensemble performed at the plenum of the Composers’ Union in the Philharmonic where he was awarded the title of Laureate. In 1985, he became Laureate for the second time. In 2002, Simashvili was invited to Paris to teach Georgian folk song to the ensemble Irinola. In 2003, Andro Simashvili was awarded with Honour Prize. Today, Andro Simashvili teaches old folk songs in Artani Singing School.