Head of School

Professor Andrew Schultz

Andrew Schultz

Professor Andrew Schultz is a composer and music academic. He studied at the Universities of Queensland and Pennsylvania and at King's College London and has received awards, prizes and fellowships. His music, which covers a broad range of chamber, orchestral and vocal works, has been performed, recorded and broadcast widely by leading groups and musicians internationally. He has held many commissions, including from the major Australian orchestras. Andrew has written a number of large-scale works including three operas (Black River, Going Into Shadows and The Children's Bach) that have been presented live and on film around the world. Other major works include Journey to Horseshoe Bend and Song of Songs. Andrew has held residencies and academic posts in the UK, US and Australia including as Head of Composition and Music Studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London and Dean of Creative Arts at the University of Wollongong.