Andrew Batterham

Academic Lecturer

Andrew Batterham is an Australian composer, arranger, songwriter and performer. His music has been performed, recorded and broadcast in Australia, Asia, Europe and the USA, by artists ranging from jazz legend James Morrison to the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. 

After studying composition with Brenton Broadstock, Andrew worked as a trumpet player and pianist in Melbourne. Upon winning the Qantas Youth Award, he travelled to New York to study with Broadway arranger Ian Finkel, and to London for lessons with John McCabe. Andrew’s other awards include the National Songwriting Contest, Corbould Composition Prize (Queensland Symphony), and commissions from the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. 

Andrew’s music has been heard on videos, TV and radio in commercials, short film scores and corporate events. His recent projects include Concertino for solo tuba and wind band (winner of the Harvey Phillips Award USA), Composer-in-residence at the Sydney International Brass Festival, performances at the Melbourne Fringe Festival, a playlist for makingwaves.com, and CD releases for Tall Poppies (Australia) and Cala Records (UK). 

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