Award winning composer Nan Avant writes original music for film, concert stage, animation, documentary and games. Avant has collaborated with filmmakers from Seattle to New York and in 2015 composed an original score and co-created the short film, Bijoux ( The Nebulae) with cinematographer Stephen Jablonsky. Avant has been nominated three times in the Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2013-14 and 2016 and is a Winner of the 13th Annual Independent Music Vox Populi Award for Best Instrumental Song- Tributum for Celtic Bagpipes and Orchestra. Bijoux is also in the 2016 IMA’s and there is a public vote! Read Nan’s blog for news and current updates including the 2016 Canadian Premier of Tributum with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, the Kentucky Premier of The Celtic Winds Suite for Wind Band, a CSIC commission Nan’s music can purchased at Amazon, CD Baby and , iTunes. Check back for more updates!
“In ‘Tributum,’ Avant masterfully blends ethnic Celtic instruments with symphony orchestra to create a wonderfully moving work. Her majestic melodies and lush orchestrations transport the listener to the British Isles – it is an aural voyage worth taking.”~ Hummie Mann, two time Emmy Award -winning composer More….
Bijoux ( the Nebulae) by Nan Avant from the CD/DVD compilation, Origins: Life and the Universe is nominated in the 2016 Independent Music Awards. Origins:Life and the Universe and Celebrate World Music were produced by Burmer Music and the Composition Lab and performed by the Northwest Sinfonia Orchestra under the direction of Grammy award winner, David Sabee. Details on the concert, composers and the science of Origins: Life and the Universe: www.astrobioconcert.com
Celebrate World Music is an award winning CD compilation with eight Seattle Composers and includes the Hollywood Music in Media nominated piece and Vox Pop winner in the 13th Annual Independent Music Award, Tributum for Celtic Bagpipes and Chamber Orchestra by Nan Avant. Details on the music and composers: Celebrate World Music
Unremembered Soundtrack by Nan Avant on Apple iTunes Winner of three best film awards Unremembered (Indie Fest and Accolade award winner, feature film) is a complex thriller told in non-linear time about a man who has no past.