Andrea Young

Residence: Vancouver, Canada

Andrea Young is a vocal performer and composer of acoustic and electroacoustic music. She completed an undergraduate degree in vocal performance and composition at the University of Victoria (Canada) in 2001, and in 2007 she completed a master’s degree in Sonology at The Royal Conservatory (The Hague) with Paul Berg and Kees Tazelaar. Young performed composer Hector Bravo Benard’s Pink Noise at the Muziekgebouw aan ‘T IJ (Amsterdam) and her electroacoustic composition T Tijnk 2007 was performed at the ZKM (Karlsruhe, Germany). A Canada Council grant supported the creation of Voice/wire:1, a collection of new works for voice and electronics that was premièred in Victoria in 2009. Recently, she has participated in the Composer’s Kitchen with Quatuor Bozzini (Montréal) and presented a new work for Brief Encounters with the Tomorrow Collective (Vancouver). Andrea Young continues to pursue the collection, creation and presentation of new compositions that include the use of electronics.