DANIEL STOCKER is a music director, arranger, and pianist. He has music directed and conducted a number of collegiate musical theater productions during his studies at Boston University, and was the music director of the premiere community-service choir "Boston University Off Broadway” for the majority of his collegiate career. He is currently based in the New York/New Jersey area.
Daniel has been collaborating with singers, choirs, and performers for as long as he can remember. He took this love for music collaboration to college and fell in love with musical theater.
Collegiate music directing credits include: The Addams Family (Fall 2016), GODSPELL (Spring 2017), and Next to Normal (Spring 2018). In addition to these mainstage productions, he has music directed a Miscast musical revue (Fall 2019). He was voted by his peers as “Best Music Director” of the 2016-2017 season for his work on GODSPELL.
Daniel also spent three years as the Music Director, Conductor, and Arranger for Boston University Off Broadway. A student-run organization, Off Broadway performs a set list of musical theater and popular classics in the greater Boston area at nursing homes, retirement homes, and other similar institutions. He arranged a number of pieces for both SATB and SAB chorus, including an a cappella version of “Can’t Help Falling in Love” and Huey Lewis's “Naturally.”
In 2020, Daniel made his compositional debut as Composer and Music Supervisor for movie musical "Quarantine: The Musical." He composed and co-orchestrated 11 original songs for the completely remotely-produced feature length film.
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He holds a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at Boston University. He studied under Dr. Linda Jiorle-Nagy, and graduated Cum Laude in May of 2019. Daniel is currently on staff as Music Director at Porch Light Studio, Stage & Schools (Glen Rock, NJ). He also holds the position of Pianist for the Teaneck Community Chorus and is a member of the music ministry at St. Mary’s Church in Pompton Lakes, NJ.