Kerry Andrew is a freelance composer, performer and writer based in London. Her work has been heard on BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, BBC 6Music and Classic FM and is performed internationally. She is the winner of three British Composer Awards for a choral work and for two chamber operas. She was 2010-12’s Composer in Residence at Handel House Museum and is visiting China in 2016 with on a British Council Musicians in Residence scheme. She is a Visiting Professor at Leeds College of Music in 2015/16.
Kerry has a PhD in Composition from the University of York and choral work is published by Oxford University Press and released on several labels. She has created work for the London Sinfonietta, the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain at the Royal Albert Hall, Art on the Underground, the Tete a Tete Opera Festival, twenty-five simultaneous community performances for the Landmark Trust, and 600 young singers, orchestral players and the Animate Orchestra at the Schools Prom in 2014.
In addition to juice, Kerry performs as alt-folk soloist You Are Wolf, plays keys and vocals with DOLLYman and on jazz vocals with Metamorphic. She occasionally writes for the Guardian and broadcasts on BBC Radio 3 and presented a monthly podcast for Sinfini Music in 2015. She made her short story debut in BBC Radio 4’s Stories From Songwriters series in 2014 and her first novel, Swansong, is released January 2018.