Daniel Doss is a native of Kansas City, Missouri and graduated
from the UMKC Conservatory of Music with a degree in Music
Composition. Daniel has been studying and performing at the
piano since the second grade.

In addition to performing and teaching piano, Daniel has been
involved with professional musical theatre in Kansas City since
2002 as musical director / conductor / band leader / rehearsal
pianist and keyboardist.

Daniel has performed with and/or conducted for every major
theater in Kansas City, including:

- Kansas City Repertory Theatre
- Starlight Theatre
- New Theatre Restaurant
- American Heartland Theatre
- The Coterie Theatre
- The Unicorn Theatre
- Egads Theatre Company / Eubank Productions
- Musical Theatre Heritage
- Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre
- Theater League

From 2006-2008, Daniel started his own theatre production
company,
Thin Air Theatrics, performing at the Just Off
Broadway Theatre, Union Station's H&R Block City Stage, and
Quality Hill Playhouse. As producer, director, and musical
director, Daniel produced five critically acclaimed productions
on a non-union professional theatre level, including Jason
Robert Brown's
Songs For A New World, I Love You, You're
Perfect, Now Change!
, and a sold out run of Jekyll & Hyde: The
Musical
.

As composer, Daniel has been commissioned 4 times to write
original musical scores for Kansas City theatre productions,
including Brecht's
Mother Courage and Aeschylus' Oresteia
Trilogy
. In 2006, Daniel completed his first full length original
musical
Pulling It Off. Recently, Daniel finished a three year
collaboration with Bill Rogers creating a new original musical,
Wild and Willful Women which had a concert reading on
October 29th, 2012 in Kansas City.

From 2010-2011, Daniel joined the national tour of the
Broadway musical "The Color Purple" as Keyboard II /
Associate Conductor and travelled around the country,
performing nightly to standing ovations.


In 2012, Daniel was commissioned to compose the featured
choral selection for the Heartland Men's Chorus concert,
"When I Knew" as well as an arrangement of "Don't Laugh At
Me". "When I Knew" then went on to premiere in July 2012 at
the GALA Choruses Festival in Denver, Colorado in front of
thousands of members from choruses all over the world.

Currently, Daniel is on the International tour of the Broadway
musical "The Addams Family" touring through the U.S. and
Asia through June 2014.
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