Andrew Norman’s symphonic compositions have been performed by leading ensembles worldwide, including the New York, Los Angeles, and Berlin philharmonic orchestras; BBC and San Francisco Symphony Orchestras; and The Philadelphia Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, and Orchestre national de France. His music has been championed by many of classical music’s most eminent conductors, including Marin Alsop, Gustavo Dudamel, Simon Rattle, David Robertson, and John Adams.
Mr. Norman’s large-scale orchestral work Play was awarded the 2017 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition, named one of NPR’s top 50 albums of 2015, and nominated for a Grammy Award. His string trio The Companion Guide to Rome was a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Music. Mr. Norman is the recipient of the Jacob Druckman Prize, the ASCAP Nissim and Leo Kaplan Prizes, the Rome and Berlin Prizes, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He has served as composer-in-residence with the Boston Modern Orchestra Project and Opera Philadelphia, and he currently holds that post with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.
A committed educator who enjoys helping people of all ages explore and create music, Mr. Norman has written pieces to be performed by and for young people, and has held educational residencies with various institutions across the country. He is a member of the faculty of the USC Thornton School of Music and serves as the director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Barry and Nancy Sanders Composer Fellowship Program for young composers.
Andrew Norman’s music is published exclusively worldwide by Schott Music.