In February 2018, Daniel Wiley was appointed the Assistant Conductor of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra. His role with this organization includes leading the Windsor Symphony Youth Orchestra and the Junior Youth Orchestra and most recently the Windsor Symphony Community Orchestra.
Daniel has served as a cover conductor for the Abilene Philharmonic which included conducting education concerts. He was also the Music Director of the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science Youth Orchestra based in Denton, Texas; and he has worked with several new music ensembles including the Musicbed Music and Film Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas.
In tandem with his conducting, Daniel is a passionate advocate for music education. As a former public-school music teacher, he worked with bands, orchestras, and choir students from Idaho, Washington, Nevada, and California where he co-founded the student leadership workshop En Garde. This program was designed to help high school musicians develop essential life-long leadership skills.
Daniel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Boise State University and a Master’s Degree in Orchestral Conducting from the University of North Texas His principal conducting mentors include David Itkin and Robert Franz.