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 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. Andrew has held residencies and academic posts in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the UK and USA. He is currently Professor of Music at UNSW Sydney and the 2021-22 Professor of Australian Studies at Harvard University.
Bayu, a meditative piano improvisation performed by Andrew Schultz with live electronic manipulation by Bob Scott has just been released. The piece is freely based on the Russian children's lullaby, Bayu Bayushki Bayu. The text of that song warns a child that they...
Alyssa Rothwell's animated film version of Deep Blue and Dirty, Andrew Schultz's bassoon and piano piece from 2011, has won the people’s choice award at Melbourne International Animation Festival and was a finalist in the MIAF ‘Best of the Best’ Jury Prize. The film...
Andrew Schultz: Century Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra | Hamish McKeich conductor ABC Classics and the TSO announce the latest in their acclaimed Australian Composer Series. The latest release in the Australian Composer Series features orchestral works by Andrew...
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