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Andrew Sigler


Knoxville , TN      

Andrew Sigler’s concert music has been performed by members of the San Francisco Symphony, the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, and the New World Symphony. Winner of the 2014 Suzanne and Lee Ettelson award, he has twice been a prizewinner in The Robert Avalon International Competition for Composers as well as a finalist for the American Prize and the Earplay Donald Aird Composers Competition. Sigler has been a composer fellow at the Wellesley Composers Conference and the Seasons Festival, and received commissions from both organizations. His music has been performed at the SCI National Festival, the NACUSA National Festival, the Oregon Bach Festival, and Fast>>Forward>>Austin, and his writing has been featured in Opera News and NewMusicBox where he was the Austin regional editor. His music is published by Editions Musica-Ferrum and he serves as a board member of the National Association of Composers, USA.

His commercial work includes composition and sound design for clients including Microsoft, Google, T-Mobile, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Broke Down Outside El Paso won the 2006 East West/Quantum Leap composition award for best use of their Colossus software. His string arrangements were featured in the award-winning Barbara Smith Conrad documentary When I Rise.

Andrew is Lecturer of Composition at the University of Tennessee where he teaches theory, composition and audio recording. For more information, please visit andrewsigler.com.


Articles by Andrew Sigler:

Headlines October 3 2012 | By Andrew Sigler
Deep Sky Objects: Musiqa’s Season Opener

For more than a decade, Houston’s Musiqa has presented a sort of artistic cornucopia for its audience. Music, dance, and the spoken word come together with other art forms in...

Listen September 18 2012 | By Andrew Sigler
Talk About Sound: Austin’s Mother Falcon

Mother Falcon's sound is born of instrumentation largely rooted in the world of classical music mixed with a healthy dose of an indie rock aesthetic. Nick Gregg and Matt Puckett...

Headlines September 13 2012 | By Andrew Sigler
12th Anniversary of Annual “Happy Birthday Mr. Cage!”

Inaugurated in 2000, Michelle Schumann’s annual “Happy Birthday Mr. Cage!” event has become a “Rite of Fall” of sorts for Austinites in and around the new music scene.

Listen September 11 2012 | By Andrew Sigler
Sounds Heard: Ion Sound Project and the Music of Jeremy Beck

Ion Sound Project is a thoroughly engaging CD from top to bottom. If you’re interested in music that is for the most part harmonically tonal and rhythmically diverse, you’re sure...

Headlines August 30 2012 | By Andrew Sigler
The Soundbridge Project: Classical Music Out Of the Halls

I do, on occasion, enjoy putting on a coordinated outfit and drinking from something with a stem prior to my fiddle intake, but for me this is more of a...

Headlines August 2 2012 | By Andrew Sigler
Vessel and Ceremony: Convergence Vocal Ensemble

Vessel, a recent concert presented by the Convergence Vocal Ensemble, featured an evening of commissions for four voices combined with a variety of instrumental combinations, including new instruments created specifically...

Headlines July 26 2012 | By Andrew Sigler
Beat the Heat: Austin Chamber Music Center Summer Festival 2012

Doing anything in Austin in the summer can be a bit of a drag, but checking out week after week of top notch chamber players is a pretty spectacular way...

Listen July 3 2012 | By Andrew Sigler
Talk About Sound: Austin New Music Coop and Cardew’s The Great Learning

Written over several years in the late '60s and early '70s, Cornelius Cardew’s The Great Learning was performed over two evenings by the Austin New Music Coop in the spring...

Headlines June 21 2012 | By Andrew Sigler
Soli Plays ‘Til the End of Time

San Antonio has a vibrant musical community, and the chamber ensemble Soli is among the strongest proponents of new music in the region. Formed in 1994, Soli has commissioned 17...