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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; she enjoys writing music for large orchestra and wind bands, intimate chamber ensembles and interactive electronics. In the coming year she will teach: Music and Technology, Musicianship I/II, Women in Music, and Applied Lessons in Composition; she regularly teaches Songwriting. 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. 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)