Dani Howard

Award: Career Development Bursary

Year: 2016

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Composer

Location: London

Website: www.danihoward.com

Dani Howard graduated from the Royal College of Music in 2015 where she received a first class BMus Honors Degree. She was a Rose Williams scholar supported by the Henry Wood Trust, and studied composition under Jonathan Cole. She is currently one of the winners of the 2015 Royal Philharmonic Society Composition Prize and other recent competitions include the RCM Concerto Competition, Royal Philharmonic Society/IdeasTap Sound:Vision Competition, 3rd Prize in the 10th International Cheng-du Sun River Composition Prize (China), 3rd Prize and Special Prize for the Best Free Composition among junior participants in both the 5th and 6th International Antonin Dvorak Composition Competition (Prague). In 2015 she was selected as one of seven finalists for the International A. Rendano composition competition (Italy), and was additionally shortlisted for the British Section of the World Music Days Festival (Slovenia).