Andrew Schultz

A graduate of The Universities of Queensland and London, Schultz has received numerous awards and commissions and is currently Associate Professor and Head of Music at the Faculty of Creative Arts, University of Wollongong.

Andrew Schultz has composed for a diversity of media including chamber, orchestral and vocal works. Works including Ekstasis, Dead Songs, Barren Grounds and Stick Dance have entered the main repertoire of a number of leading groups in Australia and have received many performances. His opera Black River was given its premiere in 1989 by the Sydney Metropolitan Opera, received a second season in 1990 and has been made into a film which was awarded the 1993 Opera Screen, Grand Prix at Opera Bastille and has screened widely in Australia and overseas. A graduate of The Universities of Queensland and London, Schultz has received numerous awards and commissions and is currently Associate Professor and Head of Music at the Faculty of Creative Arts, University of Wollongong.

Compositions by Andrew Schultz appear on

Bridges, Volume 1

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This CD that demonstrates the musical and cultural bridges built by the academic staff and postgraduate students at the School of Music-Conservatorium at Monash University, and their colleagues in other parts of Australia, Korea and Romania.

Dreamtracks

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Music for clarinet by Australian composers. Celebrating Australia's landscape, its spirit, its music and its composers, 'Dreamtracks' documents some of the best contemporary Australian music written for solo clarinet and piano and a variety of unusual chamber music combinations.