Andrew March was born in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, United Kingdom in 1973. In 1996, he studied composition with Jeremy Dale Roberts at the Royal College of Music, London. During his studies, he was awarded the United Music Publishers Prize and the English Song Prize, and on graduation, a Constant & Kit Lambert Award. In 1996, Andrew won the Royal Philharmonic Society Composition Prize. His orchestral piece “Marine – à travers les arbres” won first prize in the inaugural Masterprize International Composing Competition, was recorded by the BBC Philharmonic for the European Broadcasting Union and by the London Symphony Orchestra for EMI Classics at Abbey Road Studios. In 2004, Walton Music Corporation published “Be Still and Know” and in 2005, Andrew was involved in a collaborative project to write a number of bespoke choral pieces for the Chapel Choir of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. A CD, “Regina Caeli” (LAMM188D) was later released by Lammas Records. In June 2013, a setting of “De Profundis” was published by Paraclete Press, and later that year, Andrew visited New York City to attend rehearsals and introduce his “Three Pieces for Solo Cello” which were premièred at Weill Hall, Carnegie. In 2014, Indianapolis publisher Colla Voce Music Inc. published two sacred choral settings, Psalm 13 “How Long, O Lord”‘ and the evening vesper, “Marian Antiphon No. 3”.
Biography © Andrew March 2016