Dan Siegler is a composer, producer and songwriter, born and raised in New York City. He has contributed music to a wide variety of projects in film, TV, theater and modern dance.
Siegler is a winner of the 2010 Bessie Award for composing music for Pam Tanowitz's "Be in the Gray With Me," presented at Dance Theater Workshop. His work for Tanowitz and choreographer Yanira Castro has been performed at Central Park Summerstage, The Guggenheim Museum, Jacob's Pillow and numerous other venues and has received grants from Meet the Composer, The Jerome Foundation and The Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust. In the Summer of 2011, Siegler collaborated with photographer and director David LaChapelle and choreographer John Byrne to create music for "Transcending Form."
"Errors," a collection of Siegler's critically praised music for dance was released in 2007.
Dan Siegler was the BMI recipient of The Abe Olman Scholarship for excellence in songwriting from The Songwriters Hall of Fame. His song "Maybe" was part of Ted Demme's "Monument Ave." and was covered by jazz singer Deanna Kirk. Siegler produced and co-wrote songs for "Puzzle," the solo debut of founding Fishbone member Chris Dowd, which featured Jeff Buckley. He also contributed to "Sun Machine," from folk-pop diva, Morley. Siegler has produced music for a wide variety of artists including Philly based singer/songwriter David Cope, Brooklyn's Dylan Jones, classic rock singer Jon Fogler, Vegas-style entertainer Julian Fleisher, Cori Yarckin and award-winning Razor and Tie recording artist Suzi Shelton among many others.
Siegler composed the score for the documentary "The Other Side of the Street," about journalist Jimmy Breslin.
Dan is a regular contributor of music reviews, interviews and essays for Short and Sweet NYC and Baeble Music.