Daniel Gee received his Master of Music degree from the University of Southern California where he studied composition with Morten Lauridsen, Sean Friar, and conducting with Jo-Michael Scheibe, and Nick Strimple. As a graduate student Gee conducted the USC University Chorus and was accepted into the USC Thornton Mentorship program to work with Grant Gershon, Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Master Chorale. Gee completed his undergraduate work at Westmont College, majoring in both Music Composition and Philosophy, where he was graduated summa cum laude as First Senior of his class.
Gee is currently adjunct instructor in theory and composition at Westmont College. He also maintains his post as choir director at Evergreen Baptist Church SGV, as well as a private studio of cello students in the Los Angeles Area. As a composer, Gee has fulfilled several commissions including from the Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation for the Santa Barbara Choral Society and Westmont Orchestra, as well as for the Temple City High School Festival Orchestra. His The Ploughman, for SATB chorus and piano, is published by Colla Voce Music on the Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series.