David Hahn is an American composer, guitarist, and music director. He creates works in diverse styles, ranging from electronic music and audio collage to chamber and orchestral music, featuring traditional instruments and voices.
Hahn has composed over 100 diverse pieces of music, many of which have been commissioned and performed internationally by established professional ensembles and soloists. He is the founder, music director and guitarist of Concert Imaginaire, an ensemble signed on Sublunar. He has also collaborated with artists in film, dance, theater, spoken word, and other media.
Hahn has won awards from Meet the Composer, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Soros Foundation, Seattle’s Artist Trust, the American Classical Mandolin Society, and the Jack Straw Cultural Center.
In 2016, Hahn signed with The Sublunar Society, resulting in the avant-garde album Your Time Is Up. In 2017, his electronic EP Giraffes! was released. In 2018, Sublunar dropped Hahn’s single, Kindergarten Word Ring, including the track “Als Zarathustra”, a reading of the opening paragraph of Friedrich Nietzsche’s Also Sprach Zarathustra.