Commissions in Concert, Louisville: Nan Avant and the Olmsted Academy South

Commissions in Concert, Louisville:
Nan Avant and the Olmsted Academy South Wind Band
Composer Nan Avant and Music Director, Bradley Byrum

In celebration of  Music in Our Schools Month, Ms. Nan Avant will create a new grade 2 piece for the Frederick Law Olmsted Academy South Wind Band under the direction of music director Bradley Byrum.

Award winning composer Nan Avant composes original music for film, concert stage, animation, documentary and games. A two time Hollywood Music in Media Awards Nominee 2013-14 and Winner of the 13th Annual Independent Music Vox Populi Award for Best Instrumental Song, Avant’s music embraces thematic and rhythmic intentions, often reflecting her Latin heritage and encompasses her passion for classical composers, world music, movie soundtracks and electronic sound design. Avant has collaborated with filmmakers throughout the United States and her music can be heard on Independent films, concert stage and PBS broadcasts and is available at iTunes, Amazonand CD Baby. For a complete list of Nan’s film credits please visit

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Enjoy the finished piece here:
Performed by the Olmsted Academy South Wind Band 8th grade 2016 under the direction of Bradley Byrum

olmsted full band olmsted rehearsing

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