(b. 1981, Kincardine, Ontario).
Canadian composer, now resident in France, of mostly chamber works that have been performed in Asia, Europe and North America; he is also active as an oboist and poet.
Mr. Andreyev studied violin privately in Kincardine as a child, as well as cello, music theory and oboe at The Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto from 1999–2003, then studied analysis with Vincent Decleire and composition with Allain Gaussin at the Conservatoire Louis Kervoërn of the Espace François-Mauriac in Sevran from 2004–06. He studied analysis with Claude Ledoux, composition with Frédéric Durieux and electronic music with Yann Geslin, Yan Maresz and Tom Mays at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris from 2006–11, where he earned a prix d'analyse and his master's degree in composition.
Among his honours are Premier Prix in the competition Henri Dutilleux (2012) and a residency at the Casa de Velázquez in Madrid (2012–13).
He is also active in other positions. As an oboist, he has primarily performed his own music, as well as other contemporary works. He founded the Expert Press in Toronto in 1998, which published works by numerous artists and poets from Canada, and served as its director from 1998–2003. His books of poetry are Sotas Ery (1998, Expert Press), Nine Humorous Poems (2001, Expert Press), Thoughts of Marv Sandeye (2002, Expert Press), Nineteen Poems (2003, LyricalMyrical Press), Sevara Distance (2005, Trepex), and Evidence (2009, Quattro Books).
He has lived in France since 2004.
In addition to the works listed below, he has composed more than 150 popular songs.
COMPLETE LIST OF WORKS
Événements Quotidiens, small orchestra (13 players), 2011
Along Unseen Rails, oboe d'amore, small orchestra (flute [+ piccolo, bass flute], clarinet [+ E-flat clarinet], basset horn [+ bass clarinet], bassoon [+ contrabassoon], French horn, trumpet [+ flügelhorn], trombone, harp, piano [+ celesta], 2 percussion, 3 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, double bass), 2011
The Flash of the Instant, 2014
Movements and Measures, 2015
Le Malheur Adoucit les Pierres, bass flute, English horn, bassoon, 2002
Locus Solus, oboe, 2003, revised 2005
PLP, lupophone (modified heckelphone by Guntram Wolf), 2 pianos, 2003 (also version as PHP, heckelphone, 2 pianos, 2011)
Music with No Edges, clarinet (+ A-flat piccolo clarinet), viola, cello, double bass, percussion, 2004, revised 2012
Nombres Imaginaires, flute, 2004
Passages, clarinet, 2005
Moving, piccolo oboe, viola, piano, 2005–06, revised 2015
Micrographia, tenor saxophone, 2006, revised 2010
Stopping, 2 vibraphones (1st + triangle, crotales, 2nd + glockenspiel), 2006
La Pendule de Profil, basset horn, bassoon, viola, cello, double bass, 2007–09
Flex I–III, violin, piano, 2006–10
Night Division, alto flute, English horn, clarinet (+ bass clarinet), trombone, double bass, piano, percussion, 2008–10
Cinq Pièces, flute (+ alto flute, bass flute), percussion, 2010
Vérifications, piccolo, piccolo oboe, A-flat piccolo clarinet, cello, synthesizer, percussion, 2012
Midnight Audition, viola, 2013
Strasbourg Quartet, flute (+ piccolo, bass flute), E-flat clarinet (+ bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet), cello, percussion, 2014
À propos du concert de la semaine dernière, piano, ensemble (flute [+ piccolo], E-flat clarinet, harp, violin, viola, cello, percussion), 2013–15
Bern Trio, oboe d'amore, harp, viola, 2015
Lighting Up, double bass, 2016
Angular Light (text by the composer), baritone, cello, piano, 2003, revised 2013
Iridescent Notation (text by Tom Raworth), soprano, E-flat clarinet (+ bass clarinet), 2 violins, viola, cello, piano (+ synthesizer), percussion, 2012–13
3 x 70, 2013
Piano Pieces I–IV, 2011–16