An exciting duo presenting an eclectic program of contemporary and classical pieces. The Duo focus on exploring the colors and textures that can be created from the various combinations of their instruments sounds. Selecting the best existing works written for the duo, they have also been augmenting the repertoire by collaborating on and commissioning new works. They commissioned and premiered Serenade No. 2 for guitar and piano by New York composer Marga Richter and are eagerly awaiting new works. They have performed together in New York City, Long Island, Vancouver and Newfoundland, Canada.
Pianist Andrea Lodge has been called a “Must See” (The Telegram, St. John’s, Canada). A specialist in the performance of contemporary piano music, she has premiered new works by composers Herbert Deutsch, Salvatore Macchia and C. Curtis Smith, among others. Andrea was awarded top prizes at the Eckhardt-Gramatté Competition for the Performance of New Music. Her recording of works for voice and piano by Marga Richter with tenor William George has just been released by Redshift Music Society.
Andrea lives in NYC where she performs regularly as soloist, with the Sorce/Lodge Duo and with Iktus+ new music collective. In 2014 she joined the faculty of the nief-norf contemporary music organization. Andrea has been a featured artist at festivals such as Sound Symposium, NYC Electroacoustic Music Festival, UNPLAY Festival, International Computer Music Conference and Qubit Noise Non-Ference.
As an educator, she coaches chamber music with the Stony Brook University Community Chamber Music and Pre-College Music programs, and is on faculty at Suffolk County Community College. Andrea received her Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from Stony Brook University, where she studied with Gilbert Kalish and Christina Dahl.
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