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Daniel Berkman

Daniel Berkman

Daniel Berkman

VR Composer, Institute for the Future

Daniel Berkman is a San Francisco-based composer, multi-instrumentalist, electronic musician, looper, producer, film and dance score composer and innovator of electro-acoustic music, specializing in the Gravikord and Kora (a 21-stringed West African harp).

Daniel’s music has traversed a wide landscape of genres, technologies and ideologies, borrowing from the past in his music for cello, viola da gamba, kora, ukelin, marxophone, even in his electronic music.

Daniel is also riding the wave of the future, having composed “Immergence”, one of the first ever pieces composed in VR for LyraVR at the Institute For The Future (IFTF) in Palo Alto, continuing his ever evolving process and dedication to the pursuit of new and innovative music.