Oberlin College & Conservatory - BM (Music Composition), University at Buffalo - PhD (Music Composition)
Daniel Gostelow is a composer, music educator, and Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Music at University at Buffalo (State University of New York). As a composer, Daniel’s music has been performed by critically acclaimed ensembles such as the Arditti Quartet, Ensemble Court-Circuit, Ensemble Linea, and Hanatsu Miroir. His music is characterized by its vigorous physicality and emotional overflow, by an underlying romanticism presented through a surface of twentieth century musical idioms. A highly diversified teacher, Daniel has taught extensively in the areas of music theory, music history, composition, general arts, and piano. In addition to teaching at the university level, he has extensive experience instructing children ages 5-12, having previously been on the faculty of the Buffalo Community Music School.
Daniel received his undergraduate education at Oberlin College and Conservatory, studying with Lewis Nielson and Daniel Tacke. He recently received his Ph.D. in music composition from University at Buffalo (State University of New York), studying primarily with David Felder.