Dan Visconti's music has been commissioned by ensembles including the Kronos Quartet, Da Capo Chamber Players, Minnesota Orchestra, Albany Symphony, and Berlin Philharmonic Scharoun Ensemble, at venues including Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, London's Barbican Theatre and the Sydney Opera House. His compositions have been honored with the Rome Prize and Berlin Prize fellowships, the Bearns Prize from Columbia University, the International Barlow Prize, and the Cleveland Arts Prize; awards from BMI and ASCAP, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Naumburg Foundation; and grants from the Fromm Foundation, Meet the Composer, National Endowment for the Arts, and Chamber Music America. He has also been the recipient of artist fellowships from MacDowell Colony, Copland House, the Lucas Artists Program at Villa Montalvo, and the Virginia Commission for the Arts. Recordings of his music are available from Bridge Records, Naxos and Fleur de Son Classics. Visconti is a member of BMI and currently serves as artistic director of the VERGE Ensemble.