Biography

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b.1984,  Andrew is composer specialising in chamber electroacoustic and electronic music, recently pursuing interests in performance art. Classically trained at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in composition, since graduating he's begun developing a creative method for performance art incorporating devised practice, sound composition, movement and text. He's also held artistic directorships with new music festival Aurora Festival (2011-2012) and new music collective Chronology Arts (2006-2014), as well as curated new music events for the Vivid @ Seymour program (2012-2014). In addition to his music training, he's attended workshops with Andrew Morrish (2017), Sarah Dowling (Punchdrunk Theatre) (2017), Dean Walsh (2018), and Rosalind Crisp (2018) (amongst others), as well as open classes at Strut (2016) and Sydney Dance Company (2018). Highlights of his composition career include commissions by The Song Company (2013, 2015, 2017) for a number of tours, a collaboration with Sarah-Vyne Vassallo and DirtyFeet for "Morphic" (2013), a collaboration with visual artist Wendy Sharpe and the Sydney Art Quartet (2017) that saw him posing as a life model whilst the quartet premiered his work "27", the USA tour of his work "Love Spiral" (2017) for Jocelyn Ho and the release of his first album "Seven Stations" which was a collaboration with poet Chris Mansell and the singers of Halcyon Ensemble (2014). He is now concentrating on building his performance capacity and has performed short and full-length duos recently with Dean Walsh (Exile Nothing 2017, Death and Dying Festival 2018, Vivid Festival 2018), a full length duo as Flœk with Benjamin Hinchley (Proxima 2018) as well as 5min-20min solos (Arts Initiative Australia Launch 2017, Sarah Dowling Workshop Showing 2017).