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Dan Gutwein

CountryUnited States of America
OccupationComposer, Performer
CategoriesContemporary, Electronic, World

Dr. Gutwein is currently the Coordinator for Technology Training & Learning Resources at the Center for Professional & Organizational Development at Montgomery College (Rockville MD.) He retired in 2004 from a twenty-five year career as a Professor of Music (Williams College and The College of William and Mary) where he taught music composition & theory, computer-music, music cognition, jazz history, a workshop Black expressive culture, and directed Jazz Ensembles as well as the William and Mary Shakuhachi Dojo (shakuhachi is the Japanese bamboo flute). He is currently working toward his Shihan (i.e. teaching/master title) in shakuhachi and studying with with Ronnie Nyogetsu Reishin Seldin and occasionally with Yodo Kurahashi II. His performances include The Library of Congress, The Kennedy Center, The Smithsonian Museum, The Gildenhorn Recital Hall of the University of Maryland, Chrysler Hall in Norfolk VA, The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, The Japanese Information and Cultural Center of Washington DC, and the Annual Washington DC Cherry Blossom Festival. In his late 20s and also performed professionally as a jazz saxphonist, most notibly with The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra. His original compositions and scores can be purchased from Dorn Publications and Arizona University Records, my computer-music programs are published by MIT Press in The Csound Book, and my audio recordings are available from Starkland (distributer of Owl Recordings), Arizona University Records, and Equilibrium Records.

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