Daniel Allas is a composer of instrumental and electronic music. His recent work researches performative interpretation, the physicality of sound, and the poetics of musical and extra-musical signifiers. Daniel’s most important collaborations have been with close friends (Ernest Ling, Victoria Cheah, Gleb Kanasevich, and Jeremy Rapaport-Stein), and he has also collaborated with classical music groups including the LA Philharmonic, Peter Evans and the International Contemporary Ensemble, wild Up, and the Lydian String Quartet, among others. His music has been performed at festivals and academies including the Next on Grand Festival, So Percussion Summer Academy, and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s 2015 Composer Institute. His teachers include Andrew Norman, Yu-Hui Chang, and David Rakowski. He was born in Boston, MA and now lives in Los Angeles, CA (January 2018).