Andrew Schultz



“Utterly original.”

[The Age]

Andrew Schultz





“This is music for eternity.”

[Codaex, Germany]

Andrew Schultz





“Honest, compassionate, dignified, accessible.”

[Music Forum]

Andrew Schultz




“A composer who writes music of substance and expression.”

[American Record Guide]

Andrew Schultz



“Some of the most touching music I have heard in an Australian work.”

[Sydney Morning Herald]

Composer Andrew Schultz was born in Australia in 1960 and lives in Sydney. He studied at the Universities of Queensland, Pennsylvania and King’s College London and has received 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 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. Andrew has held residencies and academic posts in Australia, Canada, France, the UK and USA.

Latest news

Southern Cantata premieres in Melbourne

Southern Cantata, a new advent cantata composed by Andrew Schultz to a libretto by Katherine Firth and commissioned by St Johns Southgate, Melbourne to celebrate their Bach Cantata Program’s 20th birthday, will have its premiere on Sunday 3 December 2017, at  9am.

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Schultz’s Maali premieres with WASO

Andrew Schultz’s Maali was commissioned by Geoff Stearn for the West Australian Symphony Orchestra (WASO). The World Premiere performances will soon be given by the West Australia Symphony Orchestra conducted by Simone Young with soloists Peter Facer (oboe), Allan Meyer (clarinet)…

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Falling Man/Dancing Man, CD Release

Andrew Schultz’s large-scale 2005 composition for organ and orchestra, Falling Man/Dancing Man, has been released on the Navona label. Soloist in the work is the exciting Czech organist, Karel Martinek, performing on the grand…

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