Nan Avant is an award-winning
music composer and orchestrator

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An artist of Classical, Latin, Celtic and Jazz music, Nan Avant’s compositional influences range from Debussy and Ravel to Nino Rota and Piazzolla Tango.

Winner

2022 Global Music Award Silver Rememoramini~Tango for Bandoneon, Piano and Strings

Nominee

2018 Hollywood Music in Media Awards for Musica Bella~ A Bossa Nova

Winner

2014 Independent Music Award for Tributum~Vox Populi Award

Nan Avant News

The American Prize 2022~Finalist!

April 26, 2022

I am delighted to announce that I am a finalist in The American Prize 2022  music competition. My orchestral work, Soundness of the Sea for Violin and Orchestra, is among the  17 finalist in the Orchestral Division.  The competition receives submission from hundreds of composers throughout the United States and I am indeed ecstatic to …

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Featured Works

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Rememoramini~Tango

Instrumentation: Bandoneon, Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, String Bass

Purchase Score & Parts at JW Pepper or Sheet Music Plus

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Tributum for Celtic Bagpipes and Full Orchestra

Instrumentation: Symphony Orchestra, Uilleann Pipes, and Great Highland Bagpipes, appears on the CD compilation:  Legends and Light v. 2 track 2

Purchase Score & Parts at JW Pepper or Sheet Music Plus

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Walt's Thyme

Instrumentation: Jazz ensemble and horns, two trumpets, three saxophones, trombone, piano, string bass, drum set.

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Musica Bella

Instrumentation: Jazz ensemble and strings: guitar, piano, violin, viola, cello, string bass, bass guitar.

Purchase Score & Parts at JW Pepper or Sheet Music Plus

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