Andy Vores

Vice President for Academic Affairs, Boston Conservatory at Berklee

Andy Vores is vice president of academic affairs and chief academic officer for Boston Conservatory at Berklee. In this role, Vores leads the Conservatory’s academic affairs team, working closely with Executive Director Cathy Young and division leadership to oversee academic operations, policy, and planning.

Vores has completed work in many musical genres, including opera (Freshwater, Boston University Opera Institute), orchestra (Twistification, Scottish National Orchestra), chamber music (Quartet No. 3, Borromeo String Quartet; Urban Affair, Boston Trio), chorus (World Wheel, Cantata Singers), and vocal work (Return to a Place, Sanford Sylvan; In a Parlor Containing a Table, Dawn Upshaw). His other collaborations have been with filmmakers, choreographers, poets, and, most recently, video artist Jessie Shefrin, with whom he completed a number of electronic works.

He earned his B.A. from Lancaster University in England and completed studies with composers Edward Cowie and Oliver Knussen. He was also a composition fellow at Tanglewood Music Center.