Performer and Scholar
Daniel is a flexible performer with broad interests including: Debussy and early twentieth-century composers, jazz-influenced composers, and performance on the fortepiano and historical instruments. Daniel earned his D.M.A. in Piano Performance and a Cognate in Pedagogy from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 2017. Recently, Daniel has had many professional engagements including a lecture recital at The University of California at Berkeley, multiple guest performances at The Manhattan School of Music, a Steinway Spotlight Performance in North Carolina, a recital in Taipei, Taiwan, and many rewarding regional performances at Duke University and in North Carolina.
Daniel has demonstrated the ability to inspire and lead his students to toward their goals. For the last 6 years his high school students have consistently received the top awards at the NCMTA regional and state festivals and several have gone on to study music at accredited Universities.
Accompanist and Staff Pianist
Daniel has the distinct privilege of working in a dynamic music department at Duke University as a staff accompanist in the voice department, the string school, and for the Duke Opera Theater. Additionally, he is in demand as a collaborator in the Triangle (Durham, Raleigh, Chapel Hill, NC) and is quickly establishing himself in the region's music scene.