Nan Avant is an award-winning
music composer and orchestrator


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


Independent Music Award for Tributum~Vox Populi Award


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


The Accolade Winner Award of Merit for the Feature Film, Unremembered

Nan Avant News

Halloween Short: Spoopies Tales

October 31, 2021

I once again collaborated with animator and artist, Ian Mark Stewart on another animation piece titled ” Spoopies” True Tales of Terror. This short animation features 4 true stories of terror experienced in childhood or as teens by 4 people. It was awesome to write music for this cool short and it’s not scary, just …


Featured Works

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

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Tributum with new cover

Tributum for Celtic Bagpipes and Chamber Orchestra

Instrumentation: Chamber Orchestra, Uilleann Pipes, and Great Highland Bagpipes

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Nan Avant cover pages

Walt's Thyme

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

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Nan Avant cover pages

Musica Bella

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

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