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ANDREW VI-LUAN LY (born March 31, 1985 in Kent, WA) EDUCATION University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA Ph.D. in Music Composition, May 2016 (expected) University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA M.M. in Music Composition, May 2010 Yale University, New Haven, CT B.A. in Music (intensive major) with distinction, May 2007


AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS ____ SCI/ASCAP Student Commissioning Competition, Winner for Region 8, Finalist for Overall Award, 2013 Under Construction Composers Program, Berkeley Symphony, 2012-13 Creating Queer Community Grant, Queer Cultural Center, S.F., 2012-13 Spark! Grant, Stanford Arts Institute, 2012-13 Community Arts Grant, Zellerbach Family Foundation, 2013 SF Girls Chorus Composition Competition 2012 Graduate Division Summer Grant 2011 and 2013, Department of Music Summer Funding 2012, UC Berkeley Frank Wildhorn Music Scholar, Carolyn Alchin Endowed Music Scholarship, USC Thornton School of Music, 2009-2010 academic year Critical Language Scholarship, U.S. State Department, 2007 Chinese Cultural Scholarship, Chinese Government, 2007-08 Shen Prize, Yale Undergraduate Musical Theatre Company, 2006 Fenno Heath Award, Yale Glee Club, 2006 Richter Summer Fellowship, Yale University, 2005 Southeast Asia Studies Summer Fellowship, Yale University, 2005 FESTIVALS/SUMMER PROGRAMS Atlantic Music Festival, student, July-August 2013 FUBiS Music Composition Course, student, June-July 2009 June in Buffalo, participant, June 1-7, 2009


TEACHING EXPERIENCE___________________________________________________ Level IV Musicianship & Composition Instructor, The Crowden School, 2013-present Graduate Student Instructor, UC Berkeley, 2011-present Music 49c: Harmony (one semester joint, one semester sole instructor), Fall 2012, Spring 2013 Music 25a: Introduction to Music Theory (sole instructor), Fall 2011, Spring 2012 LESSONS/MASTERCLASSES ____ Samuel Adler, Kathryn Alexander, Franck Bedrossian, Martin Bresnick, Edmund Campion, Cindy Cox, Donald Crockett, Paul Dresher, David Felder, Beat Furrer, Stephen Hartke, David Ludwig, Steve Mackey, Bernard Rands, Mathew Rosenblum, Harvey Sollberger, Steven Stucky, George Tsontakis, Ken Ueno, Nils Vigeland, Orianna Webb 1

SELECT WORKS___________ ____ The Camouflage Closet, film score for solo violin and solo bass (June 2013). Premiered with film June 4, 2013 at the African American Arts and Culture Center, San Francisco. 15’00. Stay, June, Stay!, for children’s chorus and piano (March 2013). Commission from the San Francisco Girls Chorus. To be premiered 2014. LAIR, for chamber orchestra (February 2013, rev. September 2013). Read March 24, 2013 by the Berkeley Symphony at the Crowden Music Center in Berkeley, CA. 6’00. T.A.C. by Moonlight, for prepared piano and two percussionists (March 2012). Premiered December 11, 2012 by the Eco Ensemble at Hertz Hall on the UC Berkeley campus. 11’30. Air and Fanfare, for carillon (June 2011, June 2012). Premiered July 8, 2012 by Tiffany Ng at Sather Tower, UC Berkeley. Porphyria’s Lover, for solo soprano, two violins and viola (November 2010). Premiered May 9, 2011 by the Eco Ensemble at Hertz Hall on the UC Berkeley campus. 10’00. Auf dem Blocksberg, I. Erwachen und Aufruf, for Oboe, Clarinet, Tenor Sax, Bassoon and Piano (October 2009). Premiered November 8, 2009 by student musicians at Newman Auditorium on the USC campus. 9’30. Fließend, for Flute, Oboe, and Clarinet (July 2009). Premiered July 15, 2009 by student musicians at the Neue Synagoge Berlin. 3’00. And silent answers crept across the stars, for orchestra (November 2008). Premiered February 5, 2009 by the USC Thornton Symphony (Donald Crockett, cond.) at Bovard Auditorium on the USC Campus. 7’00”. Runes for a young believer (formerly Sonata-Etude), for piano solo (November 2007). Premiered June 3, 2009 by Stephen Gosling at Baird Recital Hall on the SUNY Buffalo campus. 10’00”. The Bottle Imp, a chamber opera for baritone, mezzo-soprano, vocal quartet and chamber orchestra based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s short story (May 2007). Scenes 4-6 performed with piano accompaniment by Yale undergraduates at St. Anthony’s Hall, New Haven, in May 2007. 17’00” (scenes 4-6). Transfiguration, for soprano and piano, to the poem by Ralph Nicholas Chubb (December 2006). Performed by the New Triad for Collaborative Arts at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, New Haven, in March 2007. 3’00”. Variations on Narcissus, for flute, clarinet, electric guitar, double bass and piano (October 2006). Performed by the NOW Ensemble at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, New Haven, December 2006. 5’30”. Though We Are Naught, for SSAATTBB chorus (June 2006). Performed by the Yale Glee Club at Lincoln Center and in the American South in January 2007 and in Italy in May/June 2007. 3’00”. 2

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