Dan O'Brien
  • Canton, CT
  • United States
Share on Facebook
Share
  • Blog Posts
  • Groups (2)
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Dan O'Brien's Groups

 

Dan O'Brien's Page

Latest Activity

Dan O'Brien replied to Zack Sulsky's discussion Arranging Ellington: Final Submissions in the group Jazz
"Mike - I really enjoy your arrangement. I found it interesting that you and I both utilized some of the same elements of the melody as repetitive figures, particularly the 5-note fragment, but in very contrasting ways. The way you used those…"
Dec 16, 2013
Dan O'Brien replied to Zack Sulsky's discussion Arranging Ellington: Final Submissions in the group Jazz
"Program Notes: On a personal level, the most striking quality of Duke Ellington’s arrangement of “Come Sunday,” from the Concert of Sacred Music, is the way in which he accomplishes meaningful expression of the text through…"
Dec 14, 2013
Dan O'Brien replied to Zack Sulsky's discussion Arranging Ellington: Questions and Work in Progress in the group Jazz
"Thanks for the insight Darcy! I wasn't completely sure about the lower register orchestration from the beginning, so thank you for addressing that. It can be difficult to distinguish with just laptop speakers and less-than-stellar headphones,…"
Dec 10, 2013
Dan O'Brien replied to Zack Sulsky's discussion Arranging Ellington: Questions and Work in Progress in the group Jazz
"Hi everyone!  It's really been an enlightening process, taking this opportunity to really begin to absorb some of Duke Ellington's music. He's such a luminary figure, and yet I hadn't realized how little I had really been…"
Dec 5, 2013
Dan O'Brien replied to Aaron Siegel's discussion What the difference between Composing and Arranging? in the group Composing
"Some nice ideas and points, Michael. I definitely agree that the fundamental difference between composing and arranging lies in where our source material comes from. I was thinking about an example this morning; in Bob Brookmeyer's "King…"
Nov 8, 2013
Dan O'Brien updated their profile
Nov 1, 2013
Dan O'Brien joined Carnegie Hall's group
Thumbnail

Composing

Connect with other musicians with an interest in composing and arranging, share your work in progress, and get feedback from other members and professional artists.See More
Oct 24, 2013
Dan O'Brien joined Carnegie Hall's group
Thumbnail

Jazz

Instrumentalists, singers, bandleaders, composers and arrangers, and all-around jazz enthusiasts. From classic to contemporary, bebop to Latin, big band to solo vocal ballads - find it all here.Connect with other young jazz artistsShare your musicGet and give feedbackDiscover the latest trends and topicsSee More
Oct 24, 2013
Dan O'Brien is now a member of Carnegie Hall Musical Exchange
Oct 22, 2013

Profile Information

I am a:
Student, Performing Artist
My school is:
University of North Texas
My style(s) of music:
Classical, Jazz
I am interested in:
Composing / Arranging, Conducting, Music Theory, Performing, Recording / Producing / Engineering
My musical instrument(s):
Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone
More about me:
I am currently a MM Jazz Composition/Arranging student at the University of North Texas. Originally from Connecticut, I studied undergraduate Music Education and Jazz Studies at Western CT State University, and am planning to settle back in the northeast to start my career after graduating from UNT in May 2014.

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Carnegie Hall Musical Exchange to add comments!

Join Carnegie Hall Musical Exchange

  • No comments yet!
 
 
 

About Musical Exchange

Connect with other young musicians (ages 13 and up), share your performances and compositions, and join creative projects led by professional artists from Carnegie Hall.


 

 

 
 
 

 

 Proud Sponsor

Digital music workshops produced by Carnegie Hall in partnership with Building Beats are supported by the Hive Digital Media Learning Fund in the New York Community Trust.

 

© 2017   Created by Carnegie Hall.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service