Walker’s musical Qing Cheng/Dark City – inspired by the Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong and the life of its people – was premiered July 20, 2017 in New York as part of the New York Musical Festival for 2017. QC Playbill NYMF 2017
Walker writes a monthly review column of notable Los Angeles classical concert performances for the National Center for the Performing Arts Magazine, published by the National Center for the Performing Arts, Beijing China.
Daniel Walker holds a PhD from the University of California Los Angeles. He taught composition and film scoring at the Cornel School of Contemporary Music in Los Angeles, and served as Dean of the school from 2011 to 2018. Many of Dr. Walker’s students have been accepted into notable graduate programs and are engaged in developing professional careers.