Daniel Stein, violin/music technology
Grammy-nominated violinist Daniel Stein enjoys a varied career as performer, studio musician, pedagogue, and music producer. He works at the University of Notre Dame, where he is in charge of music production and technology for O’Neill Hall of Music and Sacred Music. Daniel is at home with both classical and popular music styles and techniques. He has toured the Americas, Europe, and Asia and his recording credits include performer, producer, and audio engineer in over 30 commercial releases in the US and abroad as well as appearances in numerous TV and radio shows.
Trained as a classical musician, Daniel performed popular music from a young age in parties and restaurants in his native Brazil. He is a former member and co-founder of Cuarteto Tanguero and has appeared on stage with artists such as Julian Peralta, Per Arne Glorvigen, Pablo Aslan, Hector del Curto, and Pablo Ziegler among others. He has collaborated with Klezmer artists such as Michael Alpert and Frank London and had the pleasure of appearing on three different albums with Latin jazz giants Michael Spiro and Wayne Wallace.
Daniel received his formal education from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music where he earned a MM and a DM. At IU, he worked at the Latin American Music Center producing concerts and recordings. He also had the pleasure of teaching at the Summer String Academy from 2015-2019. Since moving to South Bend he has served as concertmaster and contractor for multiple musical events. In the fall semester, he can be found at Saint Mary's College where he teaches M243: Latin American and Latino Popular Music.