This page is about the Brooklyn-based composer and pianist.
For the Chicago-based pianist, see Daniel Schlosberg (disambiguation).
Brooklyn-based composer, pianist, and conductor Dan Schlosberg’s music has been performed by the Dover Quartet, Minnesota Orchestra, Choir of Trinity Wall Street, Nashville Symphony, Albany Symphony, Cabrillo Festival Orchestra, and Lorelei Ensemble, at venues including Carnegie Hall, (le) poisson rouge, Royal Albert Hall, Beijing Modern Music Festival, and David Lynch’s Festival of Disruption, and has also been featured in the New York Times and WNYC’s Soundcheck. Dan has received the Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and two ASCAP Morton Gould Awards. Current projects include The Extinctionist, a new opera for Heartbeat Opera to be premiered in 2023, original music for Kate Tarker’s Montag at the Soho Repertory Theatre in October 2022, and composition and music direction for Jeremy O. Harris’ A Boy’s Company Presents. Dan will be music directing the upcoming month-long run of Anthony Roth Costanzo and Justin Vivian Bond’s Only an Octave Apart at Wilton’s Music Hall in London in September-October 2022, and he was the piano soloist with the New York Philharmonic when the show remounted at Lincoln Center in January 2022. Dan is the Music Director of Heartbeat Opera, for which his re-orchestrations of classic operas have garnered national acclaim; a core member of Cantata Profana; and rotating principal pianist of NOVUS NY. As a performer, Dan has collaborated with Angel Blue, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Anthony McGill, David Shifrin, Ani Kavafian, and the Imani Winds, and he was also the pianist for Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story (2021). Dan’s work has been described as “richly detailed yet delicate” and “flat-out brilliant” by the New York Times and “witty” and “ingenious” by the Wall Street Journal. Dan received his DMA in Composition from the Yale School of Music in 2018.