Conductor Amy Andersson is known most recently as founder and music director of Orchestra Moderne NYC, a game-changing new ensemble in New York City that recently made their successful debut at Carnegie Hall on October 7, 2017. Appearances on Late Show with Stephen Colbert, CBS Morning News, CBS Evening News and press coverage in the Wall Street Journal have led music critic Norman Lebrecht to call her “America’s most watched Symphony Orchestra Conductor.”
Ms. Andersson has toured to over twenty-two countries as a conductor of operatic, symphonic, Broadway musical, and video game repertoire. She has made appearances with the St. Louis Symphony, Houston Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Florida Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, Oregon Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony, Colorado Symphony, Utah Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, Honolulu Symphony, Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Stockholm Concert Orchestra, Spanish Philharmonic, National Orchestra of Mexico, Monte Carlo Philharmonic,Video Game Orchestra of Boston, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony (Toronto), Orchestra Massacarra (Milan), Spanish National Youth Orchestra (JONDE), Classic FM Radio Orchestra of Bulgaria, Plastic Acid Orchestra (Vancouver), Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, Bundes Jugend Orchestra, Niederrheinische Symphoniker, LOH Orchestra Sonderhausen, Berliner Symphoniker, Giessen Philharmonic, Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, (Denmark), Macedonian Philharmonic, Jeunesses Musicales Deutschland, Colorado Music Festival. She has lead opera productions in Germany at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, National Theater of Mannheim, Stadttheatre Aachen, Weikersheim Opera Festival, Rheinsberg Chamber Opera, Schlosstheater Schwetzinger, and the Colorado Light Opera.
In Season 2018, Ms. Andersson became music director of the new American opera project “A Most Dangerous Man” by composer/lyricist Greg Pliska and librettist/director Charles Morey. She also premiered the new live-to-picture video game concert The World of Video Game Music in Sofia, Bulgaria, and began creation of Women Warriors:The Voices of Change concert program.
In season 2015-2017 Ms. Andersson was music director of the world tour of the video game concert The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses, conducting sixty-two orchestras in twenty-one countries and in 2014 she was conductor with the symphony tour Replay:Symphony of Heroes.
Ms. Andersson is dedicated to working with young musicians and composers, and recently has held conducting masterclasses for the Alliance of Women Film Composers in both New York and Los Angeles, and for Brooklyn College and the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema. She is currently Adjunct Lecturer at Brooklyn College/Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema, where she teaches conducting.