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Andrea Reinkemeyer

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Andrea Reinkemeyer
Associate Professor of Music Composition & Theory

Vivian Bull Music Center 142


Composer Andrea Reinkemeyer explores the interaction of music with other disciplines through her music. She enjoys writing music for large ensembles, intimate chamber ensembles and interactive electronics. In the coming year she will teach: Applied Lessons in Composition, Music and Technology, Musicianship Skills I/II, and Music, Gender, and Dissent. Born and raised in Oregon, she has also lived in Michigan and Thailand.


  • B.M. University of Oregon
  • M.M and D.M.A. University of Michigan (Composition)

Publications, Recordings: commercial and/or academic releases

  • Society of Composers, Inc. Journal of Music Scores, Vol. 61
  • Society of Composers, Inc. CD Series, Vol. 34 “Drift” (Navona). Wild Silk for Baritone Saxophone, Percussion and Piano 2020
  • Idit Shner: “Minerva,” (Origin Classical). Saturation for Soprano Saxophone and Piano 2019
  • In Mulieribus: “Cycles of Eternity.” From Cycles of Eternity for Treble Vocal Ensemble 2019
  • Post-Haste Reed Duo: “Donut Robot,” (Aerocade). in the speaking silence 2019
  • A/B Duo: “Variety Show,” (Aerocade). Wrought Iron for Flute and Percussion 2016

Publications: journals of a professional society

  • Society of Composers, Inc. (SCI) Journal of Scores, Vol. 60-61. From Cycles of Eternity (forthcoming)

Recent commissions

  • Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and League of American Orchestras with support from the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation
  • Albany (NY) Symphony Orchestra
  • Rhymes with Opera
  • H. Robert Reynolds and The Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings
  • Mid America Freedom Band
  • Fear No Music
  • Lacroute Arts Series at Linfield University
  • Rodney Dorsey for the University of Oregon Wind Ensemble and University Singers
  • A thirteen-school wind band consortium commission led by Brant Stai and the Sherwood High School Wind Ensemble
  • Miller Asbill and the Texas Tech University Concert Band
  • The Wild Swan Theater, and many other performers and visual artists 

Featured performances

  • New Music Gathering
  • American Composers Orchestra Underwood New Music Readings
  • North-South Consonance Chamber Orchestra
  • Great Noise Ensemble
  • Thailand International Composition Festival
  • Conferences of the International Alliance of Women in Music (IAWM)
  • Iowa Music Teachers Association
  • Society of Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS)
  • Society of Composers, Inc. (SCI) 

Professional membership

  • American Association of University Professors (AAUP)
  • American Music Center (AMC)
  • Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI)
  • College Music Society (CMS)
  • International Aliance of Women in Music (IAWM)
  • Society of Composers, Inc. (SCI)
  • Society of Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS)