Daniel started music at an early age learning piano and singing with the choir throughout primary school. In high school, music became more serious joining the instrumental music department at Padua College and in 2004 Daniel, received his first taste of performing in musical theatre when he played the role of Jean Valjean in the Padua/Mt Alvernia Colleges production of Les Miserables. Daniel has studied a Bachelor of Music majoring in Jazz/Contemporary Voice at Queensland’s Conservatorium of Music which has led to many public performances as a soloist and as a member of vocal ensembles and class productions. For the last couple of years Daniel has worked backstage with Ignatians as a stage hand and lighting and sound tech for West Side Story, Cats and Rent, as well as appearing as a Tenor soloist in their production of Sweeney Todd. He has also performed on stage in the Queensland Musical Theatre’s Production of Wizard of Oz as the Winkie General and in the Pit Orchestra on Trombone for QTM’s Mikado. He is an active member of Windsor Brass where he plays Tuba and occasionally sings with the bands backing. He is one of the founding members of The Suit Collective Corporate Band and regularly performs with an acoustic trio with two of his close friends Michael Purtle and Kat Bermingham. His passion for music also crosses into the educational world where he is currently completing his Graduate Diploma of Learning and Teaching (Secondary).