Andrew Cadima’s (b. 1984) music has been commissioned, performed, and recorded by a wide variety of soloists and ensembles including the New Symphony Orchestra, members of the San Francisco Symphony and Philadelphia Orchestra, the Curtis Institute of Music Chamber Ensemble, the San Francisco Conservatory Orchestra, the Allendale String Quartet, the Huntington Guitar Ensemble, trombonist Achilles Liarmakopoulos, conductor Nicole Paiement, and many others. His music has also been featured at many prestigious institutions including the Curtis Institute of Music, the Yale School of Music, and the Aspen Music Festival. Cadima is the founder of the ACOrchestra and Chorus and has performed and recorded with them on many occasions, most recently in concert performing Morning Breeze in San Francisco.

His piece Dream for trombone, strings, and harp, which is quickly becoming a modern standard, was given it’s East Coast premiere in May of 2008 at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, PA and was recorded in October 2009 by Nitzan Haroz, principal trombonist of the Philadelphia Orchestra, in Sophia, Bulgaria. Mr. Haroz will also perform it during the 2011 Slide Factory Festival in Rotterdam, NL. Dream was given it’s world premiere in San Francisco by Achilles Liarmakopoulos and the ACOrchestra under Jacques Dejardins in 2007.

Andrew Cadima is a member of ASCAP, the American Composer’s Forum, and the American Music Center.
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