Strange Faces

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Strange Faces premiered in April 2011 in Princeton, NJ to completely sold-out audiences. The production earned Andrea the Louis Sudler Prize for the Arts, Princeton University’s highest artistic honor.

Listen to selections from the 2011 production:

The Prize (performed by Holly Linneman and Sean Drohan)
Bullying Song (performed by Matt Prast)
Pride (performed by Tadesh Inagaki)
Wheels (performed by Matt Prast and Miyuki Miyagi)

Robin Hood

By Larry Blamire; directed by Stella Powell-Jones

Music written and directed by Andrea Grody

Performed at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, summer 2014

Listen to selections from the score, all performed live by members of the cast:

Final Fight Scene
The Sheriff’s Castle
Robin’s Theme
Wedding Fanfare
Robin vs. Little John
Robin vs. Friar Tuck
A Rosebud in June (based on the folk song of the same name, featuring Kyle Whalen)

Love’s Labour’s Lost

Written by Alex Timbers and Michael Friedman; directed by Alex Timbers

Marching band arrangements by Andrea Grody

World premiere production at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, 2013

Listen to the curtain call:

Love’s Labour’s Lost Curtain Call

Highlights from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

During Andrea’s time in Glasgow, she worked on a variety of projects ranging from big band concerts to intimate cabarets. Below are a few highlights from the year.

Marry You, originally performed by Bruno Mars, arranged by Andrea
(performed by Alex Caird, with Andrea on piano and featuring Haley Hewitt on Celtic harp)

Slow Dancing in a Burning Room, originally performed by John Mayer, arranged by Andrea
(performed by Kylie McMahon, with Andrea on piano and Jennifer Falconer Hall on cello)

Highlights from the Princeton Triangle Club

Andrea received the Milton Lyon Award for Outstanding Writing for her music and lyrics for the Princeton Triangle Club’s fall 2009 production, Store Trek. Below are songs Andrea wrote for that production and for the 2008 production, Stark Raven Mad: An Edgar Allan Show. Vocal arrangements by Andrea and Pete Mills; orchestration by Ron Drotos.

Impulse Buy Tango: music and lyrics by Andrea Grody (performed by the female company)

The Point of No Returns: music by Andrea Grody, lyrics by Nora Sullivan (performed by Sarah Anne Sillers)

Coming Soon: music by Andrea Grody, lyrics by Nora Sullivan (performed by the full company)

The Tell-Tale Heart: music and lyrics by Andrea Grody (introduction by Clayton Raithel, performed by Kelvin Dinkins and ensemble)

Adventure: music by Andrea Grody, lyrics by Callie Lefevre (performed by Laura Hankin and Dave Holtz)


Andrea wrote a full score for Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses, which ran for seven performances from February 19-28, 2009 at Theatre Intime in Princeton, NJ. Andrea wrote eleven incidental sequences for solo cello, played onstage by Jacob Denz.

Narcissus Interlude
Opening Theme
Orpheus Journeys to the Underworld

Choral and Instrumental Works

Andrea has composed a variety of other works for various ensembles.  Here are a few selections:

The Frog Prince, commissioned by the PRISM Saxophone Quartet (premiere, May 2009)
Echo, commissioned by the Kingswood-Oxford Octopipers (premiere, April 2008)
Aidan and Ava (premiere, July 2006)
I Love Thee, winner of the CMEA Composition Festival (premiere, February 2005)