90 Taylor Avenue
Brownsville, TX 78520
Dan Cavanagh is a composer and pianist who has garnered numerous awards in both areas. An honorary fellow of the National Academy of Music, he received a 2009 gold medal prize from the International Music Prize for Excellence in Composition. In 2017 he was awarded a Special Judges’ Citation in the American Prize for Chamber Music Composition for his work for trumpet ensemble and drumset, Waves. As a composer Cavanagh has written or arranged for Latin Grammy-winning AfroBop Alliance, the legendary Patti LaBelle, and a wide range of classical and jazz performers across North America and Europe.