Andrew Lewis

Andrew Lewis’s works are out there! They have been performed in concert in Aberdeen, Arras, Banff, Bangor, Barletta, Belfast, Berlin, Birmingham, Bourges, Bristol, Brooklyn, Brussels, Cagliari, Calgary, Cardiff, Colchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Halifax, Huddersfield, Leeds, Leicester, Leuk, Linz, Lisbon, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Mar del Plata, Mons, Montpellier, Montréal, Morelia, Moscow, New York City, Nîmes, Norwich, Plymouth, Scarborough, Sheffield, Tallinn, Toronto, Winnipeg and York…

Andrew Lewis read music at the University of Birmingham (UK) between 1981 and ’84, and subsequently studied composition there with Jonty Harrison, completing a doctorate in 1991. He was one of the original members of BEAST, and throughout the 1980s and early ’90s worked with them on many electroacoustic concerts and events.

His output is predominantly acousmatic music, but he also composes for conventional forces (chamber, vocal, orchestral) with or without electronics. His music has won several prizes, awards and mentions: PRS (UK), Euphonie d’or (Bourges, France), Prix Ars Electronica (Linz, Austria), Stockholm Electronic Arts Award (Sweden), Hungarian Radio, British Arts Council Bursary, Noroit (France), ARTS XXI (Valencia, Spain), CIMESP (São Paulo, Brazil).

He is Professor of Music at Bangor University (Wales, UK), where he heads composition studies and directs the work of the Electroacoustic Music Studios. He also directs Electroacoustic Wales, which acts as a focus for the creation and dissemination of electroacoustic music throughout Wales.

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Andrew Lewis

Sutton in Ashfield (England, UK), 1963

Residence: Bangor (Wales, UK)

  • Composer

a.p.lewis@bangor.ac.uk

On the web

Andrew Lewis [Photo: Bea Borgers, Brussels (Belgium), October 27, 2018]
Andrew Lewis [Photo: Bea Borgers, Brussels (Belgium), October 27, 2018]

Calendar

Broadcasts

Date Work Program
September 16, 2019 Andrew Lewis, Cân (1997) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
August 26, 2019 Andrew Lewis, Ascent (1994, 97) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
February 17, 2018 Andrew Lewis / Dylan Thomas, Fern Hill (2014) Hear and Now: New Music from Wales / BBC Radio 3 (UK)
January 30, 2018 Andrew Lewis / Andrew Lewis, Lexicon (2012) La boîte noire / RTR — Radio Temps Rodez (France)
November 13, 2017 Andrew Lewis, Skyline (2016) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
August 28, 2016 Andrew Lewis, Penmon Point (2002-03) RTQE / WORT 89.9 FM (USA)
March 28, 2016 Andrew Lewis, Time and Fire (1987-90, 2013) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
April 16, 2015 Andrew Lewis, Ascent (1994, 97) Radiophon / Südwestrundfunk SWR2 (Germany)
April 16, 2015 Andrew Lewis, Cân (1997) Radiophon / Südwestrundfunk SWR2 (Germany)
April 16, 2015 Andrew Lewis / Andrew Lewis, Lexicon (2012) Radiophon / Südwestrundfunk SWR2 (Germany)
March 9, 2015 Andrew Lewis, Scherzo (1992, 93) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
March 2, 2015 Andrew Lewis, Danses acousmatiques (2007) Les territoires du son / Radio Saint Ferréol (France)

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