In 2007, Andrián Pertout completed a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree at the University of Melbourne on Tweddle Trust, Australian Postgraduate and Melbourne Research scholarships, studying composition under the guidance of Brenton Broadstock. Composition awards include the Jean Bogan Prize, ‘John Cage Centennial’ Wolf Museum of Music and Art Composition Prize (USA), Friends & Enemies of New Music Composition Prize (USA), Dorian Le Gallienne Composition Prize, Betty Amsden Award, Louisville Orchestra Prize (USA), APRA Award for Orchestral Composition, and Oare String Orchestra Judges’ and Audience Prize (UK). He is currently the President of the Melbourne Composers’ League, Australian Delegate of the Asian Composers’ League, and was Honorary Fellow at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne (2007-2015). As well as being a freelance composer, he additionally works as composition lecturer, teacher, supervisor and examiner at various institutions at Bachelor, Masters and PhD levels. In 2019, he was Visiting Professor at Aichi Prefectural University of the Arts (Japan). His music has been performed in over fifty countries by orchestras that include the Melbourne and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras, Orchestra Victoria, The Louisville Orchestra, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Tatarstan National Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, Uzbekistan National Symphony Orchestras, Auckland Chamber Orchestra, Orquestra Petrobrás Sinfônica, Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de México, Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Chile, Orquesta Sinfónica de Puerto Rico, Vietnam National Opera and Theatre Choir and Symphony Orchestra, Sun Symphony Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfónica de Concepción and La Serena, Orquesta Marga Marga, Orquestra Cia Bachiana Brasileira, Logos Foundation Robot Orchestra, University of Hong Kong Gamelan Orchestra, Oare String Orchestra, and La Chapelle Musicale de Tournai.