Daniel Gee is a composer, conductor and educator based in Southern California, currently serving as conducting fellow with the Long Beach Symphony. He has taught as adjunct instructor of composition and theory at Westmont College, teaching upper and lower division theory and private composition. He has fulfilled numerous compositions for ensembles in the Santa Barbara and Los Angeles music communities and his choral music has been published by Colla Voce Music. He also continues as director of the Evergreen Chamber Singers and maintains an active private cello studio.
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Had the pleasure of teaching theory and ear training to the high school and junior high musicians at Westmont's second annual Academy for Young Artists (WAYA).
The Quire of Voyces, led by Nathan Kreitzer, tour through England early this July with a program featuring choral music by American composers including Daniel's commissioned work with the Quire O Lord, Thou Hast Made Us For Thyself.
Just returned from a wonderful time at the Conductors Retreat at Medomak, studying with Kenneth Kiesler in an intensive three week conducting program involving coaching with orchestra, aural skills and movement training.
The Santa Barbara Quire of Voyces' Spring Concert will feature a program of Renaissance and contemporary a capella works, including a premier of Daniel's commissioned O Lord, Thou Hast Made Us For Thyself.
Isaac Kay, graduating senior in Violin performance will be premiering the first movement of Daniel's Monastic Portraits for Violin and Piano on Saturday April 9, 2016 at 8pm at Westmont College, Deane Chapel.
Pianist Neil Di Maggio performs Nos. 1, 3, 4 of Daniel's Four Preludes on Convergence at Westmont's Spring Faculty Recital.
Dr. Steve Hodson performs Daniel's organ prelude Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence at the AGO Santa Barbara Annual Members Recital.
Light and Life to All He Brings is a musical, dramatic, and theological meditation on the twin Christmas themes of light and life, taken from the opening of St. John's Gospel, by the musicians, artists, dancers, and pastoral staff of Evergreen SGV.
Organist and Composer Emma Lou Diemer premiers Advent organ prelude, Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence on Trinity Episcopal, Santa Barbara's Advent Organ Series. Recital will also feature other Santa Barbara composers including David Gell, Mahlon Balderston, and Emma Lou Diemer.
To God Be The Glory, (for Orchestra) Westmont Orchestra, Michael Shasberger, Director
October 25, 2015 3:00PM First Presbyterian Church, Santa Barbara, CA