Andrew Greenwald (born Queens N.Y) is an American composer whose current work probes questions of coherence in musical form. His works have been commissioned, recorded, and independently programmed by Ensemble Pamplemousse, the Arditti Quartet, JACK Quartet, Mivos Quartet, Spektral Quartet, Ensemble Adapter, Ensemble Dal Niente, Line Upon Line Percussion, Wild Up, Gnarwhallaby, and Distractfold as well as soloists Seth Josel, Ryan Muncy, Yuki Numata Resnick, Weston Olencki, Matt Barbier, Josh Modney, Austin Wulliman, Séverine Ballon, and Marco Fusi at festivals and venues throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, and Europe. Recent commissions have been heard at Walt Disney Hall on the L.A Philharmonic’s Green Umbrella Series,The Borealis Festival in Bergen Norway, Philharmonie Luxembourg Series, Festival Musica in Strasbourg France, and the Darmstadt Ferienkurse in Germany.
Andrew has been an active member of Ensemble Pamplemousse (recently named a member of the inaugural New Music USA Impact Fund) since 2002. He was the recipient of the 2014 Mivos/Kantor Prize. His compositions have received support from the Hepner Foundation, Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation, Aaron Copland Fund, Argosy Foundation, the American Music Center Composer Assistance Program, NYSCA, A. Lindsay and Olive B. O'Connor Foundation, Alice M. Ditson Fund, Meet the Composer, and New Music USA. Andrew pursued graduate studies in composition/experimental music at Wesleyan University under the supervision of advisor Alvin Lucier, and was the David R. Coelho graduate fellow at Stanford University, where he received a doctorate in composition under the advisement of Jonathan Berger and Brian Ferneyhough. Currently, he is a Visiting Professor of Music Composition and Technology at Connecticut College.
Andrew's scores are published by Edition Gravis, and recordings can be heard on New Focus Recordings, Carrier Records, Navona, Innova, Parlour Tapes+, TAK Editions, and Creative Sources.