Daniel Perttu’s music has been performed in Europe, Asia, South America, and throughout the United States. Performances of his music have occurred in arts festivals, new music festivals and concerts, solo recitals at the international, national, and regional levels, Society of Composers conferences, and College Music Society conferences.  Perttu has received various commissions and awards from throughout the country.  His music has been published by numerous publishers, and recordings of his works have been released on the Navona Records Label. Click here to see a map of states in which his music has been performed.

Daniel Perttu works a
n Associate Professor of Music Theory and Composition at Westminster College in New
Wilmington, Pennsylvania, where he is also the
Chair of the School of Music.  Previously he served as an assistant professo
r at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where he was the Coordinator of the Music
Theory Division.  

He completed his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at The Ohio State University and has master's degrees from
Kent State University.  A member of
Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, and Pi Kappa Lambda, he completed his
Bachelor of Arts degree Williams College with a double major in music and English, graduating
magna cum
.  He also studied at the Bowdoin International Music Festival and the Brevard Music Center.
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