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Daniel Göritz


Daniel Göritz, born in 1965 in East-Berlin, studied classical guitar in Berlin, Manchester U.K. (also composition) and New York.

1994-96 Fellowship and Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from the Manhattan School of Music New York.

In 1999 he moved back to Berlin, where he teaches as a professor for classical guitar at the renowned “Hanns Eisler” Academy of Music.

As a composer, he collaborated with various ensembles and soloists such as the KNM Ensemble Berlin or the Trio Fibonacci.

He won numerous prices and stipends. His activities are wide-spread between Classical and Contemporary Music, being active as a interpreter, composer, improviser and editor. As an ensemble- and orchestra musician Daniel Göritz has performed with some of the most distinguished Orchestras (such as the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra) and Ensembles (such as KNM Berlin or Ensemble Modern) under the direction of renowned conductors.

An important focus lies on contemporary music and includes the usage of various kind of guitars, electronics and free improvisation.