andrew scott israelsen


composer // performer // educator // sound design



Music Is Best



Born in Upland, CA, USA.

Raised in Aurora, IL, USA by loving parents and older sisters.


Fascinated with sound, machines, computers, music, math, and puppets.

Active sound artist, composer, educator, performer, tinkerer, and luthier.

Inventor of unique musical things.

Curiously attuned to improvisation.

Current residence: Tustin, CA USA.


Master of Arts in Teaching Music K - 12,

University of Alaska Southeast Juneau 2017


Master of Music in Composition,

University of Alberta 2015


Bachelor of Music in Composition and Double Bass Performance,

Illinois State University 2011


Recent Happenings:

SoundStreams Emerging Composer Workshop, Toronto, ON, Canada 2016

Artist Residency @ Art Farm, Marquette, NE 2015.

Artist Residency @ Art Farm, Marquette, NE 2014.

Charlotte New Music Festival, Charlotte, NC, 2013.

SoundSCAPE New Music Festival, Maccagno, Italy, 2012.