ANDREA DALY is a New York-based composer and songwriter whose writing ranges from contemporary theatre to pop songs to classical work.
Andrea is currently crafting music, book, and lyrics of NEXT, a new original musical commissioned by Barbara Whitman Productions and Grove Entertainment, with Grammy-winning collaborator Dominic Fallacaro (co-music/orchestrations). Her first musical, LEGENDALE (words and co-story by Jeff Bienstock), received its World Premiere in Denmark at Fredericia Theater (Disney’s Hunchback of Notre Dame, Disney’s Tarzan), followed by an American Premiere in Ohio the same year.
As a composer of concert music, Andrea completed her PhD in Composition at Stony Brook University in New York in 2014, where she was awarded the university’s prestigious Graduate Council Fellowship, The Ackerman Prize in Music, and The President’s Award in Teaching. Her commissioned choral work “Beloved” was recently featured in the Ohio Choral Director’s Association 2020 Conference.
As a songwriter and professional vocalist, Andrea has independently released four EPs, and signed a pop publishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music in 2013 before joining the Concord Music family in 2017. She also freelances as a session singer, backup singer, and audio editor, collaborating with Grammy-winning artists, producers, and engineers. She is a voting member of The Recording Academy, and the Dramatists Guild of America.
Andrea is an alumna of the NAMT Festival of New Musicals, ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop in both New York and Los Angeles, NAMT Songwriters Showcase, Goodspeed Musicals Writers’ Colony, Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project, and received The ASCAP Foundation’s Harold Arlen Musical Theatre Award in 2016. She serves currently on the composition faculty of Temple University’s graduate program in Musical Theatre Collaboration.
Represented by Paradigm Talent Agency.
- NYC/Tri-State Area
- Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
- Theatrical Composer (Music only)
- Vocal Arranger
- Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
- THE DRAMATISTS GUILD
- THE RECORDING ACADEMY