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Highlights & Recent Happenings:

June, 2015: 8th Annual Krakow International Film Music Festival, where Dan served his 3rd term as education advisor, and presented master classes, oversaw 2 recording sessions, served on an industry panel, and chaired the jury for the young artist competition.

May, 2015: Along with composers George S. Clinton and Mychael Danna, Dan served on the jury panel of the Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Contest for CINE (The Golden Eagle Awards).

April, 2015: Love Songs Around Shakespeare was performed at University of Michigan (Dan is Executive Music Producer of Steven Cagan's Love Songs ~ A Musical: http://www.lovesongs-amusical.com/ ).

December, 2014: 1st Annual Beijing International Film Music Festival, where Dan moderated a panel, presented 2 master classes, and conducted selections from Georges' Delerue's score of Steel Magnolias at the gala concert.

September, 2014: 7th Annual Krakow International Film Music Festival, where Dan served as education advisor, presented master classes, oversaw 2 recording sessions, served on an industry panel, chaired the jury for the young artist competition, and moderated the super panel of Hans Zimmer, Patrick Doyle, Garry Schyman, Elliot Goldenthal, and Dario Marianelli.

September, 2013: 6th Annual Krakow International Film Music Festival, where Dan served as education advisor, presented master classes, oversaw 2 recording sessions, served on a panel, and sat on the jury for the young artist competition.

August, 2012: Dan began his tenure as Director/Chair of Scoring for Motion Pictures & Television Program at the University of Southern California's Thornton School of Music.

May, 2012: Dan completed his 5-year term of service as Chair of Film Scoring at Boston's Berklee College of Music.

March 9, 2012: At the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C., Dan hosts a combined concert/screening event in which students from the Berklee College of Music's film-scoring program conduct their original score in sync with a full screening of Sergei Eisentein's masterpiece (in italics) Battleship Potemkin.

April, 2011: In collaboration with Tom Riley and students from Berklee College of Music, Dan produced and hosted Berklee's first-ever film-music concert at Boston Symphony Hall: Back to the Future: Two Generations of Film & Video-Game Composers, with conductors Alan Silvestri, Wataru Hokoyama, Yohei Soto, Richard Davis, and Dan Carlin.

Novermber, 9, 2007: The late, great, music producer Phil Ramone, produced an event at the Berklee College of Music in which Dan conducted the Berklee Orchestra in a 45-minute concert of highlights from the score of (in italics) August Rush (end italics) prior to a full screening of the film.

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