Daniel Newman-Lessler is a composer, conductor, and multi-instrumentalist based out of Southern California. He is the program administrator and choral director of Music Academy of the West's Sing! program and director of California Institute of the Arts Contemporary Vocal Ensemble. Daniel is a Lilian Disney and Colburn Scholar at California Institute of the Arts, where he is pursuing an MFA Performer-Composer degree. Previously, Daniel graduated from USC Thornton School of Music with an MM in Sacred Music and a BM in Piano Performance. Visit danielnewmanlessler.com for more information and media.