Daniel Meszaros

Daniel Meszaros, clarinet (Tiszaujvaros, Hungary), is currently a master's student at Stony Brook University, where he studies with Alan R. Kay and teaches the undergraduate clarinet studio. Daniel earned both his bachelor's and master’s degrees at Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary, where he graduated with outstanding overall classification. During his time in Hungary, Daniel participated in many prestigious competitions where he earned awards including First Prize in the Soloist category and Second Prize in the Chamber Music category the at Citta’ di Palmanova Music Competition (2018), Third Prize in the XIV. National Clarinet Competition (2018), Third Prize in the I. Mozgovenko International Clarinet Competition (2019), Second Prize in the XX. Kiejstut Bacewicz Chamber Music Competition (2019), Second Prize in the I. International Piano Chamber Music Competition (2021) and Third Prize in the XX. Citta’ di Carlino International Clarinet Competition (2022). Daniel was a teacher for 3 years at the XVII. District Bela Bartok Elementary School of music in Budapest, Hungary. He has also participated in masterclasses with world famous musicians such as Béla Kovács, István Kohán, Milan Rericha, Charles Neidich, Márta Gulyás, Pascal Gallois, Hansjörg Schellenberger, Francois Leleux, Felix Renggli, György Pauk, Barnabás Kelemen and Gábor Takács-Nagy.