Daniel Doura Musician and composer.

Born in Buenos Aires in 1957. He began his musical studies at the age of 5 with the guitar as his main instrument. At ten he started on the piano, later perfecting himself with Antonio de Racco {Argentina), Alberto Portugheis (United Kingdom), Jacqueline Gourdin and Alfred Churchill (United States).


He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts specializing in Composition from the Boston Conservatory, Massachusetts, a career that he complemented with courses in Electro Acoustics at MIT (Massachusetts lnstitute of Technology) in the program directed by Barry Vercoe.


He was a member of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus of the Boston Symphony Orchestra between 1979 and 1982, years in which he attended the conducting courses of Seiji Ozawa, Rouben Gregorian and Colín Davis. He studied composition with Hugo Norden, John Cage, Mario Davidovski, Jack Beeson, Chow Wen Chung, Alberto Ginastera, Luciano Berio, Toru Takemitsu, Theodor Antoniu, Milton Babbit, John Adams, and Fred Lerdahl.

He completed a postgraduate degree in Arts and Sciences at Columbia University, New York. He won the first prize for composition ASCAP in New York (1985) and was a finalist in the Composition contest of the Academy of Arts and Sciences of the United States (1986).

He has composed ballet music for the National Ballet of Venezuela (1984) and for the choreographers Héctor Zaraspe and Vicente Nebrada.

In 2007 his symphonic poem Visiones Patagónicas, premiered at the Teatro Argentino de La Plata, Argentina, was recognized with the Best Argentine Premiere award, granted by the Association of Music Critics of the Argentine Republic.

In 2011, his work Sinfonía Argentina was premiered at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires under the baton of Maestro Carlos Bertazza, with César Angeleri on guitar and Horacio Lavandera as soloist on piano

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