MFA (California Institute of the Arts)
Janet Danielson is a composer and music theorist who has taught at Simon Fraser University’s School for the Contemporary Arts and at Regent College. She has written works for many genres from chamber music to opera, and her commissioners include Vancouver’s Music in the Morning, the Cambridge Music Conference, the Isotone Ensemble of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, who premièred her Six Pieces of a Reverberant Cosmos in 2014 and performed it again in New York in May, 2016. She has written a number of works integrating Chinese and Western instruments, including In the Very Highest Place, a setting of the poetry of Wu Li, which received its most recent performance by the Bel Canto Chorus of Milwaukee. She has published a number of articles on music, theology, and philosophy stemming from her interest in the philosophies of Herman Dooyeweerd, Bruno Latour, and Giorgio Agamben.