About the speaker
Daniel I. Paulson, enjoys a multifaceted career as a conductor, composer, music educator, soloist, and clinician. An alumnus of Sacramento State University and California State University, Los Angeles with degrees in voice performance and choral conducting, he is currently a doctoral student in music education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Daniel has been a featured conductor on the International Festival of New American Music in Sacramento, CA, the Old First Concert Series in San Francisco, CA, and the American Choral Directors Association’s 2011 National Convention in Chicago, IL. His extended education includes studying early music with the Western Wind Ensemble, the King’s Singers, and at the 2013 American Bach Soloist’s Summer Academy. He has been a two-time guest presenter for the Los Rios Community College District’s “INNOVATE” Technology Summit and was a featured presenter at the TEDx Sacramento Conference. In the Summer of 2014 he spent a month teaching vocal/choral music as a guest lecturer at the National University in Costa Rica. Currently, he is Professor of Voice and Choral Music at Sacramento City College, is a resident artist with the Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, serves as Founder & Music Director for Vox Musica.
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Listen. Listen deeply. Listen to each other. Listen to your neighbors. — Daniel Paulson
Listen into the distance as if you are looking into the horizon. — Daniel Paulson
Music is an inspiring and loving teacher. It has the power to unite the wisdom of the past with the promise of the future. — Daniel Paulson
What preservation taught me about music, is that music is an oral mirror. A human reflection. By preserving it and sharing it, we are reflecting and being reflected by the people who came before us. — Daniel Paulson
There has never been a time so necessary for us to listen to the voices of our ancestors, to resonate with them. And by going with them, we can be better. — Daniel Paulson