Andrews Sill has traversed a vast repertoire from established masterworks to premières in his symphonic, operatic, and ballet appearances, and has been lauded for his “strong artistic abilities, musical versatility, and winning personality.” Sill is Associate Music Director of New York City Ballet and Music Director of Milwaukee Ballet.
As a guest conductor, Andrews Sill has appeared throughout the United States, Europe, South America, and Australia. Internationally, he has conducted at the Sydney Opera House, the Châtelet Theater in Paris, the Royal Danish Opera House, Tivoli Gardens, the Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden, and the Theatro Municipal in Rio de Janeiro. His U.S. appearances have included engagements with the National Symphony Orchestra and the Kennedy Center Opera Orchestra at the Kennedy Center, the Houston, San Antonio, New Mexico, Colorado Springs, Delaware, Long Beach, Charleston, and Anchorage Symphonies, as well as the Spoleto USA Festival Orchestra. On film, Sill’s performances have been captured on “Live from Lincoln Center,” “Ballet 422,” and Michael Pink’s “Romeo and Juliet.”
Born in New York City, Andrews Sill’s talents were discovered early, and at the age of fifteen he was accepted as a conducting and piano student at Yale University where he received his bachelor’s degree with honors. He continued his education under scholarship and fellowship awards from the Manhattan School of Music, earning his doctorate in 1987. He is an alumnus of the Aspen Music School, the Ravel Academy, and the National Conductors Preview of the League of American Orchestras.
Associate Conductor of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra from 1997 to 2001, Sill joined the MSO as Assistant Conductor in 1995. He previously held the post of Associate Conductor with the Virginia Symphony and the Florida Symphony Orchestra. He began his career as Assistant Conductor of Boston Ballet from 1988-1990.