American composer/conductor Daniel Black is Resident Conductor of The Florida Orchestra. Cultivating a neo-Romantic style that incorporates both tonal and atonal techniques, he has received commissions from the Eastman Wind Ensemble, Rockford Symphony, and UIC Theater Department, among others.
He was a finalist and diploma winner of the International Prokofiev Composition Contest in April 2008. He has also been a winner of the First, Listen composition contest in Wisconsin.
He was the Composer-in-Residence of the 2014 Southeast Horn Workshop in Greensboro, North Carolina; where his unaccompanied horn solo Voyager was premiered by Boston Symphony hornist Rachel Childers.