Andrew Howes  1992

Born. 1992 Sydney Australia, Andrew Howes completed his studies at the Conservatorium High School Sydney in 2009. Supported by Dr Arthur Bridge OAM and Ars Musica Australis, Andrew is now studying for a BMus in composition as an Audio Network Scholar supported by a Clifton Parker Award at the Royal College of Music, London. Andrew enjoys working with a wide range of performing media and his works have been performed by the NSW Department of Education Brass Ensemble, the WA Chamber Singers, the Tucana Flute Quartet, the Terracini Brass Quintet, the Conservatorium High School Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Sydney Youth Orchestra, the North Sydney Symphony Orchestra, the Willoughby Symphony, Orchestra Victoria and the Sydney Symphony. Recent commissions include those from the Penrith Symphony Orchestra, the Sydney Symphony, Murray Khouri (Clarinet), Christine Drager (Flute), Ian Wildsmith (Horn), and several works for Sydney Camerata Chamber Orchestra, where Andrew was Composition Fellow for 2011.
In August 2012, Andrew won 1st place in the Sydney Eistedfodd 'Open Composition' Category, an award he has won for 3 consecutive years and in June of 2012, Andrew was named '2mbs Young Composer of the Year' for his workMadrigal 4. Andrew has studied with Trevor Pearce (Sydney Conservatorium), Richard Mills (Artistic Dir. West Australian Opera), Richard Gill (Artistic Dir. Victorian Opera, Dir. of Education Sydney Symphony), Andrew Schultz (Head of Music, English and Performing Arts UNSW.) and is currently studying with Alison Kay at the Royal College of Music. Since 2009, Andrew has collaborated extensively with Australian clarinettist and librettist Benjamin Mellefont. Andrew's other interests include travelling and cooking.


Pieces by this composer

Piece Title Instruments
Canticles Trumpet in C,Piano

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