Composer Andrew Schultz was born in Australia and lives in Sydney. He studied at the Universities of Queensland, Pennsylvania and King’s College London and has received numerous awards, prizes and fellowships. His music covers a broad range of chamber, orchestral and vocal works and has been performed and broadcast widely by leading musicians internationally.
He has held many commissions including from all the major Australian orchestras. Andrew has written a number of large scale works including three operas (Black River, Going Into Shadows and The Children’s Bach) which have been presented live and on film around the world. Other major works include three symphonies, Journey to Horseshoe Bend, Maali, Endling and Song of Songs. Recent works include Bassoon and Piano Concertos and he is currently working on his Fourth Symphony. Andrew has held residencies and academic posts in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, USA and the UK. He is Emeritus Professor of Music at UNSW and the 2022-23 Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Chair of Australian Studies at Harvard University.
The premiere of Andrew Schultz’s new Bassoon Concerto, performed by bassoonist Jane Kircher-Lindner with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra conducted by Asher Fisch in their Symphonic Titans program at the Perth Concert Hall on Friday 2 June and Saturday 3 June...
An intimate portrait concert of music by Australian composer Andrew Schultz was presented at the John Knowles Paine Hall, Harvard University on Saturday evening, 25 March 2023. The concert featured outstanding performers from the US and Australia: Sofia Troncoso...
"At last, a recording of the 2008 chamber opera by Andrew Schultz...The music and subterranean, seething drama unfurls over 29 tracks, providing the kind of introduction to Bach's music imparted by generations of suburban music teachers. Memories of our musical past...
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