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The music of composer and pianist Daniel Schlosberg has been performed by the the Dover Quartet, Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Cabrillo Festival Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic, Lorelei Ensemble, Amphion Quartet, Aspen Contemporary Ensemble, and Antico Moderno, at venues including Carnegie Hall, National Sawdust, London’s Royal Albert Hall, Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Beijing Modern Music Festival. Schlosberg received a 2014 Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters as well as two ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards. Current commissions include a work for the Dover Quartet based on the music from David Lynch’s Twin Peaks at Le Poisson Rouge in May, as well as a work for the Albany Symphony to commemorate the Erie Canal’s bicentennial, to be premiered on the Albany waterfront in July. Recent projects include an operatic-theatrical adaptation of Federico García Lorca’s Once Five Years Pass for Williamstown Theatre Festival, and works for Chamber Music Northwest, BodyVox, the CULTIVATE program at the Aaron Copland House, and the Yale Symphony Orchestra’s 50th Anniversary. He co-founded the composer-performer ensemble Invisible Anatomy, serves as co-Music Director of Heartbeat Opera, and is a core member of the chamber ensemble Cantata Profana. He holds a BA from Yale University, and MM and MMA from the Yale School of Music, where he is currently pursuing his DMA. He enjoys baking cookies, and his work has been described as “witty” and “ingenious” by the Wall Street Journal.