Six original compositions. Glimpse II for solo viola, Prisoner’s Cinema for five cellos, Clifton Songs for mezzo-soprano and piano, Guardian for bass flute and piano, Fades for solo flute, and Revenants for brass sextet.
Daniel Zlatkin’s music has been played by the Da Capo Chamber Players, The Orchestra Now, The Brass Project, the Bard Conservatory Orchestra, and members of the New Haven Symphony. His music has been featured at festivals and venues including Music from Angel Fire and the Fisher Center for Performing Arts. Zlatkin’s influences include the composers Mahler, Schoenberg, Bartók, Stravinsky, Ligeti, Bernstein, Beethoven, and Ustvolskaya as well as the transcendentalist thinker Henry David Thoreau. He strives to write visceral music which glimpses into the unconscious and supernatural. He performs regularly as a cellist, and has played with ensembles including the American Symphony Orchestra, New York Youth Symphony, and Contemporaneous. He was a finalist in the 2015 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards. He is the recipient of numerous merit awards, including the University of Michigan’s Dorothy Greenwald Scholarship, and a Davis Projects for Peace grant. He holds a B.M in composition and cello and a B.A. in political studies from Bard College. Currently, he is working toward an M.M. in composition at the University of Michigan, where he studies with Michael Daugherty.