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(Photo: Fistful of Tigers, 2019)

Daniel Fawcett (b.1991) is a composer, cellist, visual artist and instrument builder from the United States. He is a graduate of New York University’s Steinhardt School with a M.M. degree in music composition where he studied privately with Joan La Barbara and Morton Subotnick. Prior to this, he completed his B.M. studies at Roosevelt University's Chicago College of Performing Arts, studying with Stacy Garrop and Kyong Mee Choi.

Much of his work deals with the interaction between performer and technology as part of a focused performance.

Most recent festivals and residencies for 2018-19 include the Keep Composers Weird Intensive, GRIT Collaborative's/OME's Look and Listen, the WSU Festival of Contemporary Art Music, OME's New Music Festival, the Nief-Norf Summer Festival, the Electronic Music Midwest Festival and the New Music on the Bayou Summer Festival.

He was the winner of New Music on the Bayou's Black Bayou Commission Award and Khemia Ensemble's call for scores in 2019. He also was a runner-up in SYN(es)THESIS for 2022 and is currently composing a piece for the ensemble Loadbang to be premiered Fall 2023.

He is also a co-founding member of TATAT Ensemble, a group dedicated to the incorporation of homemade and installation-based instruments in performance.

In his free time, he enjoys participating in long distance running and triathlon events. He is currently a Nationally Registered EMT

and is working towards a career in pre-hospital emergency medicine.

(Photo: Ironman World Triathlon Corporatin, 2021)






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