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Andrew Greenwald


Andrew Greenwald (born 1980, Queens N.Y) is an American composer whose current work engages with issues of pixelated sound material viewed at increasing resolutions; rational formal containers for that material; and didactic indexing of those containers to form a perceived whole/hole. His works have been commissioned or independently programmed by Ensemble Pamplemousse, The Arditti Quartet, Jack Quartet, Mivos Quartet, Spektral Quartet, Ensemble Adapter, On Structure, Ensemble Dal Niente and Seth Josel at festivals and venues throughout the United States, Canada and Europe, with additional recent performances by Talea Ensemble and Elision. He has been an active member of Ensemble Pamplemousse since 2003 and is the current acting artistic co-director. Greenwald’s compositions have received support from the Hepner Foundation, Argosy Foundation, the American Music Center Composer Assistance Program, NYSCA, the A. Lindsay and Olive B. O’Connor Foundation, the Alice M. Ditson fund, and Meet the Composer. He holds a Master’s degree in composition/experimental music from Wesleyan University under the supervision of advisor Alvin Lucier; and is currently the David R. Coelho graduate fellow at Stanford University, where he is a doctoral candidate in composition working with Brian Ferneyhough.