Andrea Young

Andrea Young is a performer-composer of instrumental and electroacoustic music, specializing in a sound-controlling voice enabled through feature extraction and data-driven live electronics. Andrea is currently a Part-Time Faculty member in the Electroacoustic Studies Department of Concordia University in Montréal (Québec). Her scores, recordings and articles have been published by Redshift Records, Leonardo Music Journal (USA), Éditions musique Sisyphe (Moncton, NB, Canada), ExoEndoNoise (Canada / USA), and La camera verde (Rome, Italy). Recent commissions have been for No Hay Banda, Architek Percussion, Quatuor Bozzini, and Arraymusic Ensemble. She is a member of Phth (experimental vocal ensemble), S[ILK]S (duo with Jennifer Thiessen), and Teo Dora An Drea (duo with Teodora Stepančić). Andrea Young has been working with poet Donato Mancini, cinematographer Van Royko, and post-disciplinary artists Electronic Countermeasures (Emery Martin and Kerstin Hovland). Andrea studied vocal performance and composition at the University of Victoria (BC, Canada, 2001), electronic music at the Institute of Sonology (The Hague, the Netherlands, 2007), and completed a DMA from the California Institute of the Arts (Valencia, CA, USA, 2014). Her creative work, travel and studies have been enabled by several awards from the Canada Council for the Arts, CALQ, and UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. More

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Andrea Young

Armstrong (British Columbia, Canada), 1978

Residence: Montréal (Québec)

  • Composer
  • Performer (voice, piano, laptop)