Daniel Harrison (b.1987) is a frequently commissioned and performed composer of chamber, orchestral, choral, and electronic music whose music has been programmed across the United States. His music has been praised for its "vivid use of instrumental color", and "poetic expressiveness". He has been performed by numerous outstanding performers and ensembles such as members of Fifth House Ensemble, Del Sol String Quartet, Iktus Percussion Ensemble, All of the Above, the CCM Chorale, and Hypercube. In 2015 and 2017, he was a finalist for ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award. In 2016 he was also commissioned to compose a new work for chorus and electronics for a recording project for the CCM chorale. He was recently named the Ohio Music Teachers Association's commissioned composer for 2016. He holds degrees from the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music and the University of South Florida and is currently an adjunct professor of music theory and composition and Northern Kentucky University.