Daniel Harrison (b.1987) is a frequently commissioned and performed composer of chamber, orchestral, choral, and electronic music whos music has been heard across the United States. His music has been praised for its “vivid use of orchestrational color”, and “poetic expressiveness”. He has been performed by numerous outstanding performers and ensembles such as members of Fifth House Ensemble, Iktus Percussion Ensemble, harpist Rachel Miller, percussionist Jude Traxler, the CCM Chorale, and the University of South Florida new-music consortium. In 2015, he was a finalist for ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award, and he was commissioned to compose a new work for chorus and electronics for a recording project for the CCM chorale. He was recently named the Ohio Music Teachers Association’s commissioned composer for 2016 and will have a new work premiered at Kent State University in December of 2016. Current commissions include works for the Fred Fox Graduate Wind Quintet at the University of Arizona, a flute octet for the Madison Flute Club, and a solo for pianist Kristofer Rucinski for a recording project. He has participated in masterclasses and reading sessions with prominent composers and performers such as Julia Wolfe, Dan Visconti, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, Caroline Shaw, Randall Woolf, flutist Lindsey Goodman,
guitarist Dieter Hennings, and flutist Molly Barth. He holds degrees from the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music and the University of South Florida.
LISTEN: how i lost my voice for flute and guitar
Reading by Duo Damiana