ComposersAndrián Pertout

Collaborating on The ANAM Set with ANAM musician Henry Justo QLD viola

In 2007, Andrián Pertout completed a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree at the University of Melbourne on Tweddle Trust, Australian Postgraduate and Melbourne Research scholarships, studying composition under the guidance of Brenton Broadstock. Composition awards include the Jean Bogan Prize, ‘John Cage Centennial’ Wolf Museum of Music and Art Composition Prize (USA), Friends and Enemies of New Music Composition Prize (USA), Betty Amsden Award, Louisville Orchestra Prize (USA) and APRA Award for Orchestral Composition. He is currently the Vice-President of the Melbourne Composers’ League, Australian Delegate of the Asian Composers’ League, and International Coordinator of the PUENTE Festival Interoceánico (Valparaíso, Chile). In 2019, he was Visiting Professor at Aichi Prefectural University of the Arts (Nagakute, Japan). His music has been performed in more than fifty countries by orchestras that include the Melbourne and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras, The Louisville Orchestra (USA), Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra (Israel), Orquestra Petrobrás Sinfônica (Brazil), Auckland Chamber Orchestra (New Zealand), Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra (Russia), Uzbekistan National Symphony Orchestra (Uzbekistan), Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de México (Mexico), Vietnam National Opera and Theatre Choir and National Symphony Orchestra (Vietnam), Orquesta Sinfónica de Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico), Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Chile (Chile), Logos Foundation Robot Orchestra (Belgium), University of Hong Kong Gamelan Orchestra (China), La Chapelle Musicale de Tournai (Belgium), and Oare String Orchestra (UK). He has received numerous commissions, including orchestral works commissioned by the Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar (Venezuela), Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Chile (Chile) Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra (Russia), and Julian Burnside AO QC.  

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