William Crighton announces East Coast tour & 7-inch vinyl release
WILLIAM CRIGHTON ANNOUNCES EAST COAST TOUR & 7-INCH VINYL RELEASE
About Andrew Schultz…
Andrew Schultz was born in Adelaide in 1960 and grew up in regional NSW and Victoria before his family moved to Brisbane, where he completed his secondary schooling. He has been the recipient of various awards in Australia and overseas, including Australia Council Fellowships, Fulbright Award, Commonwealth Scholarship, Paul Lowin Prize, Schueler Composition Award, Maggs Award and the APRA Music Award for Contemporary Classical Composition of the Year. Schultz has held posts and residencies including Head of Composition and Music Studies at the Guildhall School of Music (London) and Professor of Composition and Dean of Creative Arts at the University of Wollongong (Australia). He is currently Professor of Music at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. He has also served as Chair of the Arts NSW Music Committee, Chair of the Australian Music Centre Board and Editor of the Biographical Directory of Australian Composers. Other significant works include those such as cantata Journey to Horseshoe Bend (2002-03, libretto by Gordon Kalton Williams), Wild Flower (2006) written for The Song Company and Beach Burial for Sydney Philharmonia Choirs (2009).