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André Couture is a composer living and studying music in Seattle, Washington. He was born in Greenbrae, California and was raised in Berkeley, California, studying piano performance since the age of seven. Since then, he has performed classical solo piano works, duets, and chamber music pieces during his time at Cornish College of the Arts.
Since transitioning into composer-hood, André has written a number of concept pieces such as a partial score to Stanley Kubrick’s acclaimed 2001: A Space Odyssey for solo piano, and Song for Maria, a song drawing text from the novel Metropolis by Thea von Harbou.
André has also composed for electronic mediums, from plunderphonics and soundscapes to rhythmically-driven original pieces. Thus far, André has premiered his work exclusively at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle. His focus is to compose for visual mediums, such as film and video games.
André has studied with a number of faculty members at Cornish, among the most recent are Janice Giteck, Jarrad Powell, Roger Nelson, and Peter Mack. He is currently working with Tom Baker. André is studying at Cornish College of the Arts in order to receive his Bachelor’s degree in music composition.