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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 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, 2012 International Clarinet Association High School Competition, and the Glendale Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition. He is a Junior of iPalpiti Artists International. As a chamber musician, Andrew has twice participated in the Yellow Barn Young Artist Program in Vermont, was clarinetist with the Colburn School Honors Woodwind Quintet, and performed in the iPalpiti 16th annual Festival of International Laureates. He was Assistant Conductor of the Glendale Youth Orchestra.
As a composer, Andrew participated in the inaugural 2014 Sunset Chamberfest at USC, and he was a finalist in the 2014 ASCAP Morton Gould Composer Awards. The LAPhil premiered a short symphonic work of his at Walt Disney Concert Hall earlier this past season, and his most recent quintet, "Distemper and Chalk on Canvas" will be performed as part of the 2015 Hear Now Festival of New Music in Los Angeles this spring.
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”.