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Andrew Moses is a fifteen-year-old sophomore at Laurel Springs School. He divides his time between musical composition and clarinet performance. As a composer, Andrew was awarded a fellowship with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Composer Fellowship Program for the 2013-2015 seasons. His chamber works have been performed in concert as part of the 2015 Hear Now Festival of New Music in Los Angeles, by wild UP at the Regent Theater as part of "Next on Grand", and in readings by the Los Angeles Master Chorale and Los Angeles Philharmonic Chamber Ensembles.
As part of the Composer Fellowship, he has had the opportunity to study under composers James Matheson, A.J. McCaffrey, and Sarah Gibson, as well as guest composers, such as Kaija Saariaho, John Corigliano, Magnus Lindberg, and Andrew Norman. The LA Phil premiered two short symphonic works of his at Walt Disney Concert Hall in the past two seasons, and he has been commissioned to write a string quartet for the LA Phil’s Centennial Season 2018-’19. He participated in the inaugural 2014 Sunset ChamberFest at USC, and was a finalist in the 2014 ASCAP Morton Gould Composer Awards. Andrew will participate in the Yellow Barn Young Artist Program as composer in the summer of 2015.
As a clarinetist, he has appeared on From the Top on NPR, is a recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award, has performed as a concerto soloist with several area orchestras, and on the Southern California recital circuit he has performed over 25 recitals in the past two seasons. Andrew was winner of the 2014 Young Musicians Foundation National Debut Concerto Competition, the Torrance Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, and the Beverly Hills Auditions. In addition, he was a top prizewinner at the 2013 Midland National Young Artist Competition and the 2012 International Clarinet Association High School Competition. He is a Junior of iPalpiti Artists International, and made his New York City recital debut earlier this year at the home of Charles and Susan Avery Fischer.
Committed to serving the community through Arts Leadership Initiatives, the California Senate joined in recognizing his contributions to the local arts and presented Andrew with the 2013 “Making a Difference Award”.