"a unique sound and musical accent"



Composer, Arranger, & Conductor
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Daniel Farrell (b. 1996) is a composer, arranger, and conductor living in New York, NY. Daniel is a Master’s of Music in Screen Scoring candidate at the prestigious New York University Steinhardt program where he studies privately with Dr. Paul Chihara and Michael Patterson. Daniel earned his Bachelor’s of Music in Music Composition and Theory at Jacksonville University (’18) where he studied with Dr. Jianjun He and George “Tony” Steve.

His concert work has seen festival performances across the globe, and he has studied with several notable composers including Donald Crockett, Christopher Dobrian, and Amy Beth Kirsten. Daniel has worked on several award-winning films including Paternitas (dir. Daney Kang), Eight Hundred (dir. Emerson Duggan), and A Happy Smile (dir. Patrick Farrell & Michael Csorba) among others. His music is performed on concerts around the United States and is always described as sounding like an “instant classic”.

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D O N A T E​

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N E W S  ​

January 17, 2020

Daniel was accepted to the 2020 ASCAP / Columbia University Film Scoring Workshop!

June 04, 2019

Star-Spangled Cowboy was a smash hit at the Atlantic Music Festival! Recording coming soon!

June 03, 2019

Daniel has returned from Italy and a spectacular premiere performance of his "The Tolling of the Bells"! Recording coming soon!

March 04, 2019

Daniel Farrell has been accepted to the 2019 Atlantic Music Festival in Waterville, Maine! He will be commissioned to compose a new piece and will be taught by some of the best composers in the world including several Pulitzer winners!

January 16, 2019

Daniel Farrell has been accepted as a Composition Fellow to the 2019 "Ten Year Anniversary Season" of the Cortona Sessions for New Music in Cortona, Italy! He will be commissioned to compose a new piece and will spend two weeks in Italy exploring new music.

September 12, 2018

Daniel has been named by Chamber Music OC as their International New Music Competition's "Emerging Artist" for best composer in the world under 25.

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Daniel Farrell - Film Composer Demo Reel (2020)

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