Dan Siegel

Dan Siegel teaches Recording Arts, Audio Production, Music Business and General Education Music Theory and History.  He holds a BS in Music Composition from the University of Oregon, and a MM in Jazz Studies from the University of Southern California, where he received a Music Merit Scholarship.  As an undergraduate living in Boston he studied piano with the legendary Madam Chaloff.

A respected pianist and composer, Dan Siegel has 19 solo albums, and hundreds of other producing, and composing credits in his three-decades plus recording career, and has performed extensively around the world in support of his many Top 10 recordings.  He has published nearly 400 compositions across a diversity of musical genres, including classical-crossover, world, theater, electronic, pop and jazz.  As a musical director, composer and conductor, Dan has worked on numerous TV and Film projects, and has composed works heard in a variety of programs including National Geographic Explorer, ESPN Sports, The History Channel, Discovery, A&E, Animal Planet, and the Olympic Winter Games.  Siegel has recorded and performed with an eclectic group of artists including Glenn Frey (The Eagles), Chaka Khan, Berlin, Bela Fleck, Philip Bailey (Earth Wind & Fire), Kenny Rankin, Hugh Masekela, Herbie Hancock and the London Symphony Orchestra.

Dan’s teaching perspective and goals are based on his professional experiences and how best to equip students with the tools to become the next generation of music industry professionals.

More information is available at:      www.dansiegelmusic.com