Daniel Cueto (b. 1986) is a composer and flutist from Lima, Peru. Currently residing in Europe, his works reflect his broad cultural experience, revealing strong ties to both European and South American traditions. His music has been performed in over a dozen countries, including Germany, France, Spain, Malta, the USA, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru. Additionally, he has fulfilled commissions for such institutions as Deutschlandradio, the Robert-Schumann University Düsseldorf and the Fundació Güell, and has served as a member of the jury in the 29th Composition Competition of the City of Siegburg.
Daniel Cueto teaches 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). He holds degrees in composition (M.Mus) and music theory (B.Mus) from the latter institution, as well as a degree in flute performance (Diplom) from the Robert-Schumann University Düsseldorf.