Biography: Daniel McGrew

Tenor Daniel McGrew is a native of Southern California and will soon graduate from the Oberlin Conservatory where he has spent four years studying with Salvatore Champagne.  Throughout his time at Oberlin, Daniel has sung several major roles, including the title role in Britten’s Albert Herring with Oberlin Opera Theater and Orfeo in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo with the Oberlin in Italy Program.  He has also spent two winter terms in Boston studying and performing Bach at Emmanuel Music’s Bach Institute, and is passionately engaged with the chamber music and song repertoires.  He recently performed Schubert’s Die Schone Mullerin on his senior recital.  Daniel has been involved with music for film and television as well, and can be heard on the soundtracks of Battlestar Galactica and Superman Returns, among others. In 2010 he earned the first prize in the Classical Singer Competition and in 2011 was honored at the White House as a Presidential Scholar in the Arts. Daniel plans to attend graduate school in the fall.

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