Daniel Gee is a conductor, composer and educator based in Southern California where he is currently pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of Southern California.  Experienced as a conductor for both orchestral and choral ensembles, Daniel currently serves as Assistant Conductor for both the Long Beach Symphony and Choral Arts Initiative.  As a graduate student at USC, Daniel gained a wide range of experience serving as Associate Conductor of the USC Apollo Chorus, USC University Chorus, and Oriana Women’s Choir, during which he commissioned and premiered a new choral work for treble voices by composer Emma Lou Diemer. Daniel’s conducting mentors have included Jo-Michael Scheibe, Nick Strimple, Cristian Grases, Tram Sparks, Don Brinegar, Larry Livingston, and Michael Shasberger. As a composer, he has fulfilled commissions for ensembles in the Santa Barbara and Los Angeles music communities, including the Santa Barbara Quire of Voyces, the Westmont Orchestra and College Choir,  and the Westridge School Chamber Orchestra. His choral music has been published by Colla Voce Music on the Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series.