D Andrew StewartCA

Stewart currently lives in Paris, France, working as a freelance composer and linguistic consultant.  Most of his current activities are in The Netherlands, Canada and France.  His music has also been featured in the US, Germany, Mexico and Austria.  Out of the more memorable experiences, Stewart remarks upon his time spent conducting his Natural Distortions for the American College Band Directors National Association.  He enjoyed a summer fellowship at the Tanglewood Music Centre followed by highly successful Dutch artist’s collective Concerten Tot en Met in Amsterdam.  For the last six years, Stewart has also participated in R. Murray Schafer’s AND WOLF SHALL INHERIT THE MOON, which Stewart identifies as an essential element in being Canadian.  Stewart completed his undergraduate and graduate studies in composition in Canada with Peter Hatch, Glenn Buhr and Keith Hamel.  He then went on to post-graduate work in The Netherlands with Louis Andriessen and Martijn Padding.  His studies abroad were supported by The Canada Council as well as the Dutch government.

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