Dawn Sonntag, Composer

“The essential condition of everything you do must be love, choice, and passion.” – Nadia Boulanger

The music of Dawn Sonntag is freshly relevant and profound, with a depth that connects to a wide range of audiences. 

Paula Maust, D.M.A.

performer, scholar, and educator, Associate Professor of Music, the Peabody Conservatory of Music

A musician of unusual ability whose music is hauntingly lyrical. 

Schaumburger-Lippesche Landes-Zeitung

Some of the music beautiful music I have ever heard…I want to hear more! 

Travis Scott, D.M.A., Euphonist, Conductor

Associate Professor, Lone Star College

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Commissioning Music

Commissioning a work is a wonderful way to actively participate in the creation of new music for concert performance, whether art song, chamber or choral music, opera, or dance music. 

I would be glad to discuss a new commissioned project for your special event or performance. General guidelines for fees can other details can be found in the New Music U.S.A.’s basic guide for commissioning.  My fees are negotiable.

Dawn Sonntag wearing a red backpack