Simon Andrews was born in England and educated at Christ Church, Oxford, the Royal Academy of Music, and the University of California at Berkeley. Winner of the 1985 Benjamin Britten International Composition Prize, his music has been featured at the Aldeburgh and St. Alban’s Festivals, broadcast on BBC radio, and widely performed on both sides of the pond. He is also active as a pianist and opera conductor. To pay for his composing habit he is Director of Music at Highland Presbyterian Church and Head of Theory at the Pennsylvania Academy of Music, both in Lancaster, PA.
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