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 numerous 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, USA and the UK. He is Emeritus Professor of Music at UNSW and the Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Chair of Australian Studies at Harvard University.