The Westmont Orchestra and College Choir, led by Dr. Michael Shasberger, will premier Daniel's commissioned arrangement, "Of The Father's Love Begotten," in four concerts the weekend of December 1-3 in their 13th annual Christmas Festival.
The Westridge School Chamber Orchestra, led by Leo Kitajima, will premier Daniel's commissioned work for the orchestra, Open Roads along with other works at their Spring Concert. Concert will take place on Friday, March 17, 7pm at Westridge School's performing arts center.
Daniel directs He Emptied Himself, a musical, dramatic, and theological meditation on the emptying of Christ's incarnation with the musicians, artists, dancers, and pastoral staff of Evergreen SGV. Works include Victoria's "O Magnum Misterium," and a premier of Daniel's "Agnus Dei." Admission is free and open to the public.
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.