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Daniel Cueto (b. 1986) is a composer and flutist from Lima, Peru. His music is reflective of his broad cultural experience, revealing strong ties to both European and South American musical traditions. His works have been performed in fourteen countries, including Germany, France, Spain, the UK, the USA, Ecuador, Argentina and Brazil.

Having lived and studied in Germany for many years, he fulfilled commissions for such institutions as Deutschlandradio, the Musikschule Bonn, the KHM Köln and the Robert-Schumann University Düsseldorf, and served as a member of the jury in the 29th Composition Competition of the City of Siegburg. He also taught music theory, analysis and aural skills at the Detmold University of Music (HfM Detmold) and at the Cologne University of Music and Dance (HfMT Köln) from 2016 to 2019.

Daniel has recently been accepted to pursue a DMA in Composition at the IU Jacobs School of Music, and will be moving to Bloomington, IN (USA) with his family in August 2019.

His music is published by Cayambis Music Press and Filarmonika, as well as self-published through SMP Press.

Other recently finished works:

  • Overture to the “Akademia” opera ( (completed May 2019)

  • Fagot Pukllay for bassoon and piano
    (completed February 2019)

Just finished!

  • Flute Concerto No. 1 - “Relato chimú”
    Premiere: August 13, 2019 in Lima, Perú
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