Scores and Audio
Daniel Seel and Walter
                Zimmermann, Photo by Kurt PaulusBorn 1970 in Saarbruecken, Germany.
1989-1995 Student at the Karlsruhe University of Music. Majors: Piano (with Guenter Reinhold), composition (with Walter Zimmermann and Wolfgang Rihm.
Dissertation about Morton Feldman's "Piano and Stringquartet".

1993-1994 Student at the Seoul National University (Composition with Sukhi Kang, and at the department for Korean Traditional Music) as a scholarship holder of the Germany's most respected scholarship ("Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes").
1995-1998 Master student at the Berlin University of Arts (Composition with Walter Zimmermann. Participation in Master classes for Pianists of Elza Kolodin, Edith Picht-Axenfeld, and Peter Feuchtwanger.

Scholarships and Awards:
Scholarship of the "Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes". Korea-scholarship of the "Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes". Scholarship of the "Heinrich-Strobel-Stiftung" of the Suedwestfunk. Award of the Mikhashoff Trust for New Music 1998. Award of the Ernst-von-Siemens-Stiftung for the Studio 99 Berlin. Contribution of the International Stefan-Wolpe-Society for the CD Four Generations. Award of the Akademie der Künste, Berlin.
Scholarship for residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris from early November 2012 by the end of April 2013.

Concerts as a pianist and performances of his pieces in Europe, Korea and the USA.
Many premieres of works by Roland Aley, Josef Matthias Hauer, Markus Hechtle, Thomas Kessler, Yong-shil Park, Andreas Raseghi, Walter Zimmermann, Stefan Bartling, Nils Günther,  and many others.

Teacher at master classes, Academies, and Universities in Germany, Korea, and the USA. 2004- 2005 Lecturer at the Seoul National University and at other Korean Universities.

Since 2006 freelancing pianist and composer.

CDs: Four Generations (hat[now]ART 139) with pieces of Stefan Wolpe, Morton Feldman, Walter Zimmermann, and Daniel N. Seel Contributions on several CDs with Contemporary Music (Works of Roland Aley, Yong-shil Park, and Manbang Yi)

Click here for a full biography.