Andrew Hamilton (b. 1977)
Andrew Hamilton was born in Dublin in 1977. He studied in Ireland, England and The Netherlands with Kevin Volans, Anthony Gilbert and Louis Andriessen. His works have been performed recently by the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Orkest de Volharding, Ensemble Ascolta, Continuum, Ensemble Klang, the National Chamber Choir of Ireland and the Ives Ensemble. In 2004 he was awarded the Macaulay Fellowship by the Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon and from 2005 to 2006 he was a fellow at Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart. Future plans include new works for the Crash Ensemble, the Irish Chamber Orchestra and a one hour opera for the Ives Ensemble.