Andy Akiho

Andy Akiho

Andy Akiho

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Described as “mold-breaking,” “alert and alive,” “dramatic,” and “vital” by The New York Times, Andy Akiho is an eclectic composer and performer of contemporary classical music. Recent and upcoming engagements include world premieres by Carnegie Hall’s Ensemble ACJW, New York Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra, and Shanghai Symphony. His rhythmic compositions touch a wide spectrum of listeners and continue to increase in recognition, recently winning the 2014 Luciano Berio Rome Prize. Akiho’s 2011 CD No One To Know One on Innova Recordings features innovative compositions that pose intricate rhythms and exotic timbres around his primary instrument, the steel pan.

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