David Hahn has composed over ninety diverse pieces of music, many of which have been
commissioned and performed by established professional ensembles and soloists, including
the Concerto Alla Barocco written for the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet who performed the
work with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Four Short Pieces performed by Cem Duruˆz
in Carnegie Hall, Concerto Anatolia premiered by the Antalya State Orchestra, Turkey, De
Omnibus Apostolis performed by the University of Washington Singers, W Is For Weasel
premiered by the Shank-Hagedorn Duo, and Kindergarten Word Ring for octaphonic
speaker system, performed at the Spectrum Press Electronic Music Odyssey Concert Series.
He has also collaborated with artists in film, theater, spoken word, and other media, such as
in the piece Zagreb Everywhere, an experimental video, which was selected to be shown at the Rencontres Internationales Festival in Paris and Berlin.
Educated at Brown University, the New England Conservatory of Music, and the Guildhall
School of Music and Drama in London, Mr. Hahn received the doctorate in historical
musicology at Stanford University in 1993. He began his career in music as a performer
on lute, guitar, and mandolin. His performances include those with the Boston Symphony
Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony and Opera Orchestras, Boston Musica Viva, the
Seattle Symphony, Musica Nel Chiostro in Florence, and the City of London Festival. He
served on the faculty at the New England Conservatory where he co-founded the Boston
Renaissance Ensemble which toured widely in the US and Europe.
Mr. Hahnís music has been performed throughout the United States, and internationally
in Canada, Chile, Turkey, Croatia, Cuba, France, Germany, Cyprus and Bolivia. It has been
released on Centaur Records, is available at CDBaby.com, and is regularly broadcast on
independent radio programs.
Awards And Fellowships: Artists Project Award from the Seattle Mayorís Office for the Arts and Cultural Affairs, ArtLink Collaborative Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Soros Foundation, 1st Prize: Classical Mandolin Society of America Composition Contest, Composer Assistance Grant from the American Music Center, Meet The Composer Grant, Puffin Foundation Grant, GAP Grant from Artists Trust, Graduate Fellowship from the Stanford Humanities Center, Graduate Fellowship from the Stanford University Music Department, Noah Greenberg Award from the American Musicological Society.
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