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Dan Visconti
November 29, 2010, 4:10 am
Filed under: Composers


Dan Visconti

Born: March 3, 1982

Current Location: Arlington, VA



Dan Visconti’s musical compositions have been commissioned by ensembles including the Kronos Quartet, the Minnesota Orchestra, the Albany Symphony, the Da Capo Chamber Players, and the Berlin Philharmonic Scharoun Ensemble, at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and LA’s Disney Hall.

His compositions have been honored with the Berlin Prize, the Bearns Prize from Columbia University, and the Cleveland Arts Prize; awards from BMI and ASCAP, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Society of Composers, and the National Association of Composers USA; and grants from the American Music Center, the Barlow Endowment, the Fromm Foundation, Meet the Composer, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Bascom Little Fund, the Naumburg Foundation, the Annenberg Foundation, and Chamber Music America. He has also been the recipient of artist fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, Copland House, the Lucas Artists Program at Villa Montalvo, and the Virginia Commission for the Arts.

Visconti studied composition at the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Yale School of Music, primarily with Margaret Brouwer, Aaron Jay Kernis, Ezra Laderman, and Zhou Long.

Music © 2010 Dan Visconti

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