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Daniel Singer

Daniel Singer Photograph by Roger Mastroianni

Assistant Director of Choruses
The Cleveland Orchestra

Director
Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus

Daniel Singer joined the choral conducting staff of the Cleveland Orchestra in 2012 as assistant director of the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus.  He was promoted to director of the Youth Chorus and as assistant director of choruses with the start of the 2018-19 season.

Since 2011, Mr. Singer has served as director of Music at University School in Hunting Valley, Ohio, where he conducts orchestra and chorus. Mr. Singer is also active as a guest conductor and clinician, and has worked with honor choirs and top student ensembles in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, and North Carolina.  Daniel Singer performs professionally with Quire Cleveland and has sung as baritone soloist with ensembles throughout the region, including the Wooster Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Choral Arts Cleveland, and the Suburban Symphony of Cleveland. Additionally, he is also an arranger and composer, having written for choral and instrumental groups throughout the United States.

Prior to coming to Ohio, Mr. Singer worked as a performer, music director, and teacher in the Chicago area.  He taught high school choral music in the cities of Lincolnshire and Cary and participated in music engagement in the Chicago Public Schools. Mr. Singer holds a bachelor of music degree in choral and instrumental music education from Northwestern University and a master of music degree in choral conducting from Michigan State University.