Studies in Berlin and Manchester eventually brought Daniel Görlitz to New York, where he earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree. He is an honorary professor of concert guitar at the Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" Berlin. He has worked with various orchestras and ensembles, including: Berlin Philharmonic, SWR Symphony Orchestra, DSO & RSB Berlin, BBC Philharmonic, Ensemble Modern, Quillo, KNM Berlin, Musikfabrik, e-werk, United Berlin, Mosaik, Crosstown New York. As a composer he has worked with various ensembles such as KNM Berlin and Fibonacci Trio.
His various awards and scholarships include: Winner of the Huddersfield Festival Composition Prize 1994 (England), Förderpreis Komposition Berliner Kultursenat 1995, Kompositionsstipendium Berliner Akademie der Künste, Prize Winner Prix Ton Bruynèl 2007 for Solo Instrument & Electronics, Winner of the Artists International Competition 1996 New York followed by a debut concert at Carnegie Recital Hall with the Zephyrus Duo.
Daniel Göritz focuses on contemporary music including improvisation and classical chamber music as a performer, arranger and editor.
- Website – http://www.daniel-goeritz.de/