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Daniel Ott

College Division

College Division: 

  • Ear Training, Graduate Studies

Pre-College Division

Pre-College Division: 

  • Ear Training, Theory

Evening Division

Evening Division: 

  • Composition

Contact Information

Contact Information

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Born in Neptune City, NJ

Commissions by the National Symphony Orchestra, New York City Ballet, Bargemusic, and the Chiara Quartet, among others. Works premiered and performed all over the world, including at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, the Guggenheim Museum, the Louvre, Sadler's Wells, and at the Aspen and Ravinia festivals. Works choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky, Christopher Wheeldon, Benjamin Millepied, and Larry Kiegwin, among others. Awards include both the Goddard Lieberson Fellowship and Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as three ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards. Works include pieces for orchestra, concert band, ballet, chamber ensembles, and voice. Composer-in-residence: New York Choreographic Institute, 2003 and 2007; Northwest Sinfonietta, 2000-01; Seaside Institute, 2004; Kyoto International Music Students Festival, 2000. Currently assistant professor of music theory and composition at Fordham U.

Degrees and Studies

B.M., Curtis Institute; M.M., D.M.A., The Juilliard School. Composition with Ned Rorem, John Corigliano, and Robert Beaser; Aspen Fellow with Corigliano and Christopher Rouse (2000).

The Juilliard School

Faculty, College and Pre-College Divisions, since 2001; Evening Division since 2005.