Wayne State College

Pianist Philip Daniel to Perform at WSC Sept. 21

Published Friday, September 8th, 2023

Philip Daniel
Guest pianist Philip Daniel performs in Ley Theatre on Thursday, Sept. 21.

In addition to an impressive recording catalog, guest pianist Philip Daniel also composes scores for film and dance.

Guest pianist Philip Daniel brings his unique musicality to Wayne State College for a 7:30 p.m. performance Thursday, Sept. 21, in Ley Theatre, located on the second floor of the Brandenburg Education Building.

The performance is free and open to the public and will also be livestreamed. To view the livestream, visit www.wsc.edu/watch-live. The program is accessible by selecting the event from the Music Events list at www.wsc.edu/music.

Daniel blends classical elements, minimalist soundscapes, and cinematic qualities to evoke powerful emotions.

With titles such as “Oh Endless Day,” “This Too Could Change,” and “Better Now,” Daniel’s compositions create a profound impact on listeners. His transformative music merges piano artistry with electronics.

Originally from Lincoln, Daniel holds a graduate degree in piano performance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory and an undergraduate degree in piano performance and piano pedagogy from Hastings College. In addition to an impressive recording catalog, he also composes scores for film and dance.

For more information, contact the Wayne State Department of Music at 402-375-7359.