Daniel mccarthy


Institute Presentation

  • Lecture/Recital: Contemporary Chamber Music & The Interdisciplinary Imagination: Engaging Advocacy and the Arts in 21st Century Musicians with co-presenters, Noel Wan, harp and Zach Osinski, flute, Thursday, June 20, 2019, 3:00PM

    Scholarly lecture on interdisciplinary programming and advocacy for new music with performances of chamber music written after 1950 for harp/flute and harp trio on topics of ecology.

Violist Daniel McCarthy is a native of Washington, D.C. and is currently pursuing the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, studying with Elizabeth Freivogel. His former teachers include Lisa Ponton, Tsuna Sakamoto, Martha Strongin Katz, and Barbara Sudweeks. Mr. McCarthy has performed with the Orford Musique, Quebec, the Charles Castleman Quartet Program in McMinnville, Oregon, the Fine Arts Chamber Players in Dallas, Texas, and with members of the Borromeo, Escher, and Miro string quartets.

About the Performing ensemble

Daniel McCarthy, Zach Osinski, and Noel Wan are graduate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and members of the Illinois Modern Ensemble, directed by Stephen Andrew Taylor. Recent collaborations include performances of works by Gareth Farr, Arnold Bax, and Kaija Saariaho.