Daniel E. Abraham
The specialist for music baroque composers
Abraham led the orchestras, choirs and musical theater in Boston (Boston), Washington (Washington) and Toronto (Toronto).He is the director of the music program and director of choral activities at the American University (American University), where under his leadership the choir perform `American University Chorus` and chamber ensemble ` University Chamber Singers`. He also teaches music history, music theory and musicology. Training Abraham program is varied and includes a variety of courses, from the music of Bach, Handel (Handel) and other representatives of the late Baroque to the history of rock `n` roll.
Conductor, music educator and researcher ,Daniel Abraham studied the secrets of the conductor`s mastery of the University of Maryland (University of Maryland) under the supervision of Paul Travers (Paul Traver). In 1997, he was the conductor of the Oregon Bach Festival (Oregon Bach Festival), where Abraham worked closely ,He worked and studied with a recognized expert on the music of the German composer Helmut Rilling (Helmuth Rilling) from Stuttgart (Stuttgart). Recall Rilling is considered the world`s largest specialist in choral works of Bach. Abraham also studied conducting with David Huzom (David Hoose) from Boston University (Boston University) and William Weinert (William Weinert) in Istmanovskoy School of Music (Eastman School of Music).
He often serves as a member of the jury of music festivals ,and has served as musical and artistic director of the ensemble `The Bach Sinfonia` from Washington. As a visiting professor he led the orchestra in the George Washington University (The George Washington University) and was a choral director and vocal band `Collegium Musicum` at his alma mater, the University of Maryland. While working on his doctoral dissertation on historical musicology, Abraham studies in his work `Alexander Balus` oratorio by George Frideric Handel (George Frideric Handel).
American conductor assisted in the preparation and release of the grand editions of Bach, entitled `The Carl Phillip Emmanual Bach Edition`,which is published by the publishing house `Oxford University Press` from 1982 to 1995, edited music for ` Cambridge University Press`, and currently edits the oratorio `Alexander Balus` for a new edition of the collection ` Hallische Handel-Ausgabe` German music publishing `Barenreiter`. As a representative of the main branch of Abraham was a member of the national board of the American Musicological Society (American Musicological Society) and was treasurer of his department.
In 1966, he won the award `Irving Lowens Award` for teaching musicology ,and in 1998 he was awarded the `Daniel Pomeroy Prize` from the American Handel Society (American Handel Society) for the execution, and deep knowledge of the music of the 18th century.