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Andrew Lewis 1963

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Andrew Lewis studied composition with Jonty Harrison at the University of Birmingham, where he was one of the founding members of BEAST. He is currently Professor of Music at Bangor University, Wales, where he teaches composition and directs the Electroacoustic Music Studios.His music is concerned with the phenomenon of sound as compositional material, and often uses technology in its realisation and performance.


Notable prizes, awards and mentions include Bourges ‘Euphonie d’Or’ (France), PRS Prize, Stockholm Electronic Arts, Prix Ars Electronica, Noroit (France), Hungarian Radio, ARTS XXI (Spain), CIMESP (Brazil), KLANG (France), Destellos (Argentina).Recent projects include ‘Lebenslieder’, a large scale work for orchestra and electronics featuring the voices of people with dementia and their partners who care for them. It was composed as part of a Leverhulme Research Fellowship, and in 2018 a chamber version was premiered by members of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. 

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Ar hyn o bryd mae'r cynnwys hwn ar gael yn Saesneg yn unig.

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