Daniel Wiley is in his third season as the Associate Conductor of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra (WSO). His role with the WSO includes leading the Windsor Symphony Youth Orchestra, Windsor Symphony Junior Youth Orchestra, Windsor Symphony Community Orchestra, as well as conducting over 50 concerts a year with the organization. In May 2020, joined the Windsor Abridged Opera as their conductor. To date, Daniel has conducted their productions of Cendrillon, Don Giovanni, and Die fliegende Holländer.
In 2019, Daniel won the second prize at both the Smoky Mountain Conducting Institute and Competition and the Los Angeles Conducting Competition.
Prior to his tenure in Windsor, Daniel served as a cover conductor for the Abilene Philharmonic, Music Director for Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science Youth Orchestra, and was the Assistant Conductor for the Meridian Symphony Orchestra. He has also spent time conducting new music ensembles including the Musicbed Music and Film Corporation based in Fort Worth. In addition to his conducting, Daniel is a passionate advocate for music education. As a former public school music teacher, he has worked as a clinician with band, orchestra, and choir students from Idaho, Washington, Nevada, California, Texas, and Ontario. In the spring of 2020, Daniel joined the faculty of the University of Windsor’s School of Creative Arts as a sessional instructor conducting their Wind Ensemble.