Daniel Corral

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 - 1:02 pm

Daniel Corral is a composer/performer born and raised in Eagle River, Alaska. Now in Los Angeles, his unique voice finds outlet in accordion orchestras, puppet operas, handmade music boxes, microtonal electronics, site-specific installations, chamber music, and multimedia collaborations.

Corral’s music has been commissioned and presented by venues such as the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Joe’s Pub, REDCAT, Iceland University of the Arts, Mengi, Harpa Concert Hall, HERE Arts Center, Miami Light Project, Operadagen Rotterdam, Wayward Music, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Hammer Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Göteborg Art Sound Festival, USC Thornton School of Music, Center for New Music, CSUN College of Arts, Pianospheres, Automata Los Angeles, Machine Project, SASSAS, the wulf., Pasadena All Saints Choir, Santa Monica GLOW Festival, CalArts, UCSD School of Music, Carlsbad Music Festival, and the Marin Headlands Center for the Arts.

Corral has collaborated with artists such as Anne LeBaron, Vicki Ray, Charles Gaines, Stephen Prina, Wild Up, Isaura String Quartet, Formalist String Quartet, Opera Povera, Dog Star Orchestra, Yakima Chamber Symphony, Boston Microtonal Society, Slatür, The Industry LA, California EAR Unit, Pasadena All Saints Choir, and Sojourn Theatre. Corral is also the lead composer for Timur and The Dime Museum, who have been produced by Beth Morrison Projects.

Corral is on the composition faculty at Calarts. Residencies include APPEX, Marin Headlands Center for the Arts, I-Park Foundation, and the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. His music has been released by Populist Records, Orenda Records, Innova Recordings, the wulf. records, and independently. His MFA is from Calarts, and his teachers include James Tenney and Anne LeBaron.