Daniel Dade

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Daniel Dade


Daniel Dade (b. 13 September 1998, St. Louis, Mo.) is an American composer and college student.

Mr. Dade attended Walled Lake Northern High School (Detroit, Mich.) where he played viola, sang bass and played percussion. He started to write music in middle school for himself and a few friends, and soon that expanded to writing a piece for his high school's symphony orchestra to premiere at his senior concert. He is currently [2021] enrolled at Michigan State University where he studies music education.

As a high school senior, Mr. Dade composed and had performed a symphony entitled The Journey and the Lost Battle, which he subsequently conducted with the Walled Lake Northern Symphony Orchestra. He has written original compositions for multiple large ensembles and chamber groups, including string quartets, marching bands and mixed choirs.

Dade is arranger [2021] for Voices Only Productions, an organization that specializes in a cappella studio and mobile recording.

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