Danielle Galler Rabinowitz is currently in her fourth year of the five-year joint Harvard University-New England Conservatory AB/MM Program for Music Composition. She began playing piano at the age of four and composing at the age of 11 under the guidance of Alla Elana Cohen. In September 2010, she began composition studies with Dr. Kati Agocs at New England Conservatory. She has also studied privately with Robert Beaser of the Julliard School and Narcis Bonet of Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris. Her musical work has been described as “equal parts sultry and adventurous,” “majestic”, and focused on “creating a natural dialogue between instruments.”
She is a five-time finalist and winner of the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award, a National Foundation for Advancement of the Arts Finalist, 3-time MTNA National Finalist, Pikes Peak Composition Competition first place winner, New York Art Ensemble Emerging Composer and a winner of the Karen Sokolof Javitch International Composition Competition.
Her music has been performed in many venues across New England and New York, in Omaha, NE, Colorado Springs, CO, in Chicago, IL and internationally in Paris, France and Barbados. Since 2010, Danielle’s pieces were performed by Chorus Boston, by members of the International Cat Murr Composers Society at Old South Church (Boston), at New England Conservatory’s Contemporary Musical Festival (Jordan Hall) and Tuesday Night New Music Series (Pierce Hall), at The American Repertory Theater and in concerts at Harvard University’s Memorial Church, Paine Hall, Lowell House and Kirkland House. In Choris Creaturis for dance was presented in Fall, 2012 on the American Repertory Theatre’s Mainstage as part of the Harvard Ballet Company’s show, Counterpoint. The Bach Society Orchestra premiered her symphonic poem, Animus, at their Fall 2012 concert in Paine Hall, Harvard University. Her one hour contemporary ballet, produced n collaboration with choreographer Hazel Lever, was presented in May, 2013 at the American Repertory Theater’s Experimental Theater.
For more information about Danielle, visit her website at DanGalRab.com.
Danielle Rabinowitz – Mo(u)rning
for flute, cello, and piano