Daniel Roumain

Performing Arts, 2002

Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) is a multi-instrumentalist and composer based in New York. His music was performed by the American Composers’ Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, and by other groups at the Holland Dance Festival, Teatrico Olimpico in Rome, and Zellerbach Hall in Los Angeles, among other venues. He has composed and performed live with several dance companies and choreographers, including Bill T. Jones, Buglisi/Foreman Dance Company, and Coyote Dancers. He has collaborated with performance artist John Fleck, composer Philip Glass, and DJ Spooky. Roumain began performing professionally as a child and has worked with such diverse artists as Dizzy Gillespie and Two Live Crew. He holds a doctorate from the University of Michigan.

Awards and Accomplishments


Roumain is the Artist-in-Residence at University of Houston's Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts and has been commissioned to create a participatory, large scale, outdoor performance event, En Masse, directed by Marc Bamuthi Joseph


 Daniel Bernard Roumain is the 2013 artist-in-residence with The New Haven Symphony Orchestra


Roumain is an Artist-in-Residence at UCLA 


Roumain tours to support his new album THE COLLIDE: Connecting Crossroads in North Carolina, a collaboration with singer/songwriter Laurelyn Dossett and North Carolina performing arts presenters