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Andrea Reinkemeyer

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Andrea Reinkemeyer


Andrea Reinkemeyer (b. 1976, Portland, Ore.) is an American composer.

Dr. Reinkemeyer studied at the University of Oregon (Bachelor of Music degree, 1999), and the University of Michigan (Master of Music, 2001, and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees, 2005). Her primary composition teachers include: Michael Daugherty, Bright Sheng, Evan Chambers, Susan Botti, James Aikman, Robert Kyr, Jack Boss and Harold Owen. While a student, her work was recognized with a Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship, Regents’ Fellowship, Christine Rinaldo Memorial Scholarship, graduate student instructor position in electronic music composition, the Ruth Lorraine Close Musical Fellows and Outstanding Creativity in Composition Award. She was the 2018-19 recipient of the Julie Olds and Thomas L. Hellie Faculty Award for Creative Achievement at Linfield College.

She worked as a part-time lecturer in the Mahidol University International College (Thailand, 2011-2012), and as an adjunct assistant professor of composition, theory, and technology at Bowling Green State University (Ohio, 2005-2010). She has been composer-in-residence with several orchestra programs, from elementary to professional. In 2014, she joined the faculty of Linfield College as assistant professor of music composition and theory.

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