(IC2016 – USA)
Daniel Temkin has been writing music since age 13, and his work has been supported by awards and fellowships from ASCAP, BMI, Earshot, the American Composers Forum, the Theodore Presser Foundation, and others. Daniel has received fellowships from the Aspen, Fontainebleau, and Brevard Music Festivals, and he has been featured as Composer in Residence with Chamber Music By the Bay (San Francisco) and Music From Angel Fire (New Mexico).
Daniel’s orchestral music has been performed by the Nashville Symphony, the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic, the Buffalo Philharmonic, and the Aspen, Curtis, USC, and Rutgers Symphony Orchestras. He has received commissions from the Rock Dance School, the Markow-Totevy Foundation, the Lyra Harp Society, Music From Angel Fire, and private donors. Daniel has also written works for the PRISM Saxophone Quartet, Nonsemble 6, and the Grand Air piano trio.
Originally a percussionist, Daniel has performed professionally and at festivals under conductors David Zinman, James Conlon, Leonard Slatkin, and others. He is also featured on recordings with Naxos and Albany Records. Daniel studied at Rutgers, New England Conservatory, and the Curtis Institute of Music. He is currently a doctoral teaching fellow at USC’s Thornton School of Music.