In the first of a two-part chat, Flynn Artistic Director Steve MaQueen talks with violinist-composer-educator-entrepreneur-activist, Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) about his time
in Vermont and his experience as artist-in-residence at the Flynn, the VSO, and UVM's Lane Series.
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Known for his signature violin sounds infused with myriad electronic, urban, and African-American music influences, DBR takes his genre-bending music beyond the proscenium. He is a composer of chamber, orchestral, and operatic works; has won an Emmy for Outstanding Musical Composition for his collaborations with ESPN; featured as keynote performer at technology conferences; and created large scale, site-specific musical events for public spaces. DBR earned his doctorate in Music Composition from the University of Michigan and currently teaches at Arizona State University.
Plus watch TURNmusic's performance with DBR recorded in FlynnSpace in December 2019 and featured on the TURNon livestream series May 5, 2020.