Instructor of Songwriting, Interlochen Arts Camp
Songwriter, Musician, Producer, Engineer
For more than 30 years, Dan has performed and toured throughout the Midwest. His seven previously released CDs have received airplay throughout the United States as well as internationally, and have been praised by everyone from musical colleagues to concert hosts to radio DJs. Dan has been nominated multiple times for Detroit Music Awards, and has achieved recognition for his work in events such as the Great Lakes Songwriting Contest, Big Top Chautauqua Songwriting Contest, and the Billboard Songwriting Competition. He has appeared on stage and/or opened for such notables as Chuck Brodsky, Mustard's Retreat, Cliff Eberhardt, Joel Mabus, Dick Siegel and Jack Williams, and for seven years hosted his own folk radio show, Local Folks, at WXOU-FM (Oakland University). Most recently, Dan performed in a musical production he wrote, Tumbledown Town, which has opened to positive acclaim throughout Michigan. His eighth and latest CD is a Tumbledown Town cast album.