richard an

composer // pianist // etc.

RICHARD AN (b.1995) is a composer and performer, born and raised in Los Angeles.

short bio

Richard is a:
composer // arranger
pianist // accompanist
recording engineer

Recent commissions include:
an upcoming video for music for your inbox (video)
a moment, twice for new works project (percussion)
khaioh for Atlanta-based Duoctane (saxophone and percussion)
sink full of water for Switzerland-based Cochlea Duo (flute and harp)

Compositions have been performed by:
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Calder Quartet
members of Yarn/Wire
Resound Duo
Great Noise Ensemble

Festival participations include:
Yarn/Wire Institute
Walden Creative Musicians Retreat
San Jose Taiko Collegiate Taiko Intensive
Charlotte New Music Festival
soundScape Festival

Performed music by:
Christopher Cerrone, Andrew McIntosh, Tristan Perich, Natacha Diels, Du Yun/Raven Chacon, Caroline Shaw, Oyvind Torvund, Sofia Gubaidulina, Julius Eastman, Steve Reich, Jurg Frey, Joan Tower, Stephen Hartke, Zhou Long, Tom Johnson, Beat Furrer, Eve Beglarian, George Crumb, Meredith Monk

Luciano Berio, Lucky Mosko, Toru Takemitsu, Morton Feldman, Olivier Messiaen, John Cage, Pauline Oliveros

Wells Leng, Kevin Good, Gillian Rae Perry, Brandon Carson, Daniel Lemer, Jesse Reyes

Performs/ed with:
quartet friends

Monday Evening Concerts’ Echoi Ensemble
The Industry
ensembles at USC
ensembles at CalArts

the Rolling Stones
Barry Manilow

Richard is also a:
taiko player
tabla player

MFA Performer-Composer 2019 @ CalArts Herb Alpert School of Music
BM Composition @ USC Thornton School of Music

richardanmusic (at) gmail (dot) com

CalArts School of Music – World Music Festival 2019
CalArts School of Music – Sean Hayward Thesis DMA
Coaxial – Nigel Deane’s MASS
CalArts School of Music – Wells Leng’s Matryoshka
Stony Brook University – Oyvind Torvund’s Untitled School
REDCAT – Eve Beglarian’s Play Like a Girl
ryuchi sakamoto’s hibari