Visit this artist's website: http://www.andrewnormanmusic.com
Born: 1979, Grand Rapids, Michigan
“I love the idea of one sound transforming itself into something else and watching that process unfold. It’s like a dream where just as soon as you can grab onto something and say, ‘This is this,’ it’s already on its way to being something else.
A graduate of Yale and the University of Southern California, ANDREW NORMAN counts among his teachers Martha Ashleigh, Donald Crockett, Stephen Hartke, Stewart Gordon, Aaron Kernis, Ingram Marshall, and Martin Bresnick. He is the recipient of the 2006 Rome Prize and the 2009 Berlin Prize, and has served as composer-in-residence for Young Concert Artists in New York and for the Heidelberg Philharmonic, which premiered his theremin concerto. He is currently composer-in-residence for the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and the newly appointed director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Composer Fellowship Program.
Recordings of many of Norman’s work can be heard online at andrewnormanmusic.com.