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Daniel Wohl
June 14, 2009, 8:39 pm
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Daniel Wohl

Born: September 6, 1980

Current Location: Brookly, NY

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Bio:

Daniel Wohl (1980) is a Paris born composer based in Brooklyn who writes for a variety of instruments that range from computers and slide whistles to orchestras, chamber ensembles and string quartets. He has worked with groups such as the California E.A.R Unit, the St Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, as well as the American Symphony Orchestra, and his music has been played at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Symphony Space, and the Dia Beacon.

Daniel Wohl is committed to the music of today’s young composers, and as co-founder of the TRANSIT ensemble he has commissioned and presented pieces by emerging composers from around the world. Also active as an educator, Daniel teaches courses in composition, orchestration, and theory at Sarah Lawrence College.

Upcoming events include the premiere of a New York Youth Symphony Chamber Series commission at Carnegie Hall, a new work for the Calder string quartet as part of the Carlsbad Music Festival commission, and performances by pianist Vicki Ray at Redcat and TRANSIT for the MATA Interval Series. Most recently, he was a featured composer in Da Capo’s Sonic Youth at Symphony Space concert, and St Luke’s Chamber Ensemble 2nd Helpings series at the Chelsea Art Museum and DIA, Beacon. In 2008 and 2009 Daniel was granted ASCAP Young Composer Awards. Other awards and grants have come from Meet the Composer, Society for New Music, ASCAP Plus, the Definiens Project, and the Brooklyn Arts Council among others. Daniel is also actively involved in writing for independent film, and his scores have been heard in theaters in Europe and on PBS.

The music of Daniel Wohl is registered through ASCAP

Copyright 2009

Theme Music composed by Sarah Horick

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