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PSNY Welcomes Elijah Daniel Smith

                                                                                       Photo: Colin Mohr 

Project Schott New York (PSNY) is delighted to announce the signing of a publishing agreement with composer Elijah Daniel Smith.

Praised by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as a “rising star,” composer Elijah Daniel Smith is quickly establishing himself as one of today’s leading young composers. His music, which has been described as “gnashing and relentless” (Chicago Tribune), and as “a compilation of sounds that defy their source” (Picture This Post), ranges from orchestral compositions to multimedia and interdisciplinary collaborations.

       Fuse Quartet performs the world premiere of Perihelion by Elijah Daniel Smith at Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall at Northwestern University

Elijah’s affinity for dense and complex textures, rhythmic ambiguity and fluidity, and rich gravitational harmonies shines through in all of his creations. His music has been premiered and performed by world renowned ensembles such as The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the American Composers Orchestra, Mivos Quartet, Bergamot Quartet, Sō Percussion, Sandbox Percussion, Contemporaneous, ~Nois, DITHER, Copland House, Ensemble Linea, Ecce Ensemble, Fuse Quartet, Earspace, and the Peabody Symphony Orchestra. Upcoming commissions and projects include new works for Alarm Will Sound, Yarn/Wire, and the L. Mattson Collective.

Elijah is currently pursuing his PhD in Music Composition at Princeton University.

Listen to Elijah Daniel Smith's music on SoundCloud here.

Musicologist Ted Gordon recently interviewed Elijah David Smith for PSNY. Watch their conversation here:

     PSNY Interview - Elijah Daniel Smith

PSNY is thrilled to begin a publishing relationship with Elijah Daniel Smith, beginning with four new works. Click the links below to preview and purchase these scores.

Perihelion (2020) for saxophone quartet

Submergences (2019) for string quartet

Looking into Silence (2022) for string quartet and soprano soloist

Shifting Ground (2020) for percussion quartet