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Daniel Asia


Daniel Asia (b. 27 June 1953) is an American composer.

Mr. Asia received degrees from Hampshire College and Yale University. Among his composition teachers were Stephen Albert, Jacob Druckman, and Gunther Schuller. He has held the positions of assistant professor of contemporary music and wind ensemble at Oberlin College (1981-86) and associate professor of composition at the University of Arizona.

His music has been commissioned by the American Composers Orchestra, the Cincinnati Symphony, the Grand Rapids Symphony, the Jacksonville Symphony, the Koussevitzky Music Foundation, the Milwaukee Symphony, the New Jersey Symphony, the North Carolina Symphony, the Phoenix Symphony, and the Seattle Symphony.

Works for Winds


  • Asia, D. (1996). Gateways: For orchestra [score]. Bryn Mawr, PA: Merion Music, Inc.
  • Daniel Asia website Accessed 18 October 2018
  • Wired Musician, Inc. (2009). Composer Daniel Asia: Biography. Retrieved on January 28, 2009