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Scan+1+contrastDaniel Silliman (b. 1993) is an American composer.

His work has been recognized with various awards and honors, including the 2015 William Schuman Prize from the BMI Foundation, an ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award, (winner 2015, finalist 2012) with additional support from Copland House, the American Festival for the Arts, and Access Contemporary Music Chicago. In summer 2014 he served as a composer-in-residence for the inaugural season of Sunset ChamberFest, and was also a featured composer in the Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music at Bowdoin.

Born in upstate New York, Daniel grew up near Houston and is a graduate of the USC Thornton School of Music, and recently joined the Department of Music at Princeton University to begin work on his PhD.

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