Résumé – Daniel Fields
Daniel was raised in Epworth, North Lincolnshire and developed a keen interest in music at an early age. In 2012 he graduated from the University of Huddersfield where he read music; studying a varied programme culminating in a final year specialism in Musicology. For five years Daniel was a member of the prestigious Huddersfield Choral Society with whom he toured nationally, working with leading orchestras and conductors such as Jane Glover, Martyn Brabbins, and Vasily Petrenko. During his time studying in Huddersfield Daniel established a passion for choral conducting; forming his own chamber choir and acting as deputy conductor of the University Choir and University Chamber Choir on several occasions.
Daniel is Head of Performing Arts at St Bede’s Catholic Voluntary Academy in Scunthorpe where he is responsible for the school-wide Performing Arts provision. Daniel is an organist at the Wesley Memorial Methodist Church in Epworth where he works with a team of musicians to ensure high-quality music for worship and civic occasions. As a Bass-Baritone soloist, Daniel has recently performed Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols, Stainer’s The Crucifixion, Handel’s Messiah and Schubert’s Mass in G. Daniel is Musical Director of the Scunthorpe Male Voice Choir, the Doncaster Wheatsheaf Singers and is a member of the Sine Nomine International Touring Choir.
Recent highlights of Daniel’s schedule include bringing together over 200 male voices from across the North of England to perform in a massed choir concert with Lesley Garrett (Soprano), Caroline Clemmow (Piano) and Nicholas Bosworth (Piano), and a tour of the North East of England with the Doncaster Wheatsheaf Singers including performances in the cathedrals of Newcastle and Durham.