Daniel Roeder

Freelance Music Producer & Voiceover Freelancer

Location:Oak Run, California, United States
2 Skills
Daniel J. Roeder
Composer, Tenor
Phone: (320) 267-4867
Website: www.dan.the-roeders.com E-mail: dan@the-roeders.com

To further improve skills in orchestration and composition while developing my musical voice, and to perform new works of my own as well as those of my colleagues.
To foster success in education of music, theater and dance.
Gustavus Adolphus College
Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Music
Graduated *** laude 2003

University of Iowa,
MA Composition
Graduated 2009
• Gustavus Choir, Tenor I; 2000-2003, Gregory Aune Conducting
• Bella Voce Consort, Tenor II; 2004-2007
• Great River Chorale, Tenor II; 2004-2005, David Scholz Conducting
• Holiday Recitals 2003-2007, vocal and piano performance
• University of Iowa Kantorei, Tenor I & II; 2007-2009, Timothy Stalter Conducting
• Bel Canto Chorale, Tenor II, 2009-10, Roger Hatteberg Conducting
• Roles in Musical Theater:
“Gideon” in 7 Brides for 7 Brothers by Steve Chaplin and Gene de Paul, 2003
“Jack” in Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim, 2004
“Billy Crocker” in Anything Goes by Cole Porter, 2005
“Bobby Child” in Crazy for You by George and Ira Gerschwinn, 2007

• 7-12 Band and Choral Assistant, Sauk Centre High School; 2004-2005
• Counselor and Campfire Coordinator at Episcopal Youth Music Camp; 2004-2007
• Schmidt Music, Private Instruction, Voice; 2005
• Musical Theater Director, Foley High School; 2006-2007
(“Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?” , “Annie”)
• Private Piano Instruction 2008-Present
• Christ Church Children's Choir 2008-2010
• Accompanist and Music Director for premiere performance of The Boy in Black,
a full length musical by Tony Meneses and Daniel Roeder at the University of Iowa, 2010

• Shannon Stuckey, Gustavus Adolphus College
• Dr. Michael Jorgenson, Gustavus Adolphus College
• William H. Hargrove, director of St. Paul’s Festival of the Arts Series in Nyack, NY (retired)
• Victoria Tsangari, University of Iowa
• Carl Moehlman, Organ Professor at Iowa Wesleyan College (retired), Organist at Christ Church

• Anne Kilstofte, Gustavus Adolphus College
• Dr. Lawrence Fritts, University of Iowa
• John Eaton, University of Iowa

• David Fienen, Gustavus Adolphus College
• Rick Orpen, Gustavus Adolphus College
• Daniel McConnell, University of Iowa
• Michael Eckert, University of Iowa
• Minnesota Music Educators Association
• Phi Beta Kappa Society
• Society of Composers, International
Daniel Roeder is a native of Saint Cloud, MN where he enjoyed growing up in a rich choral tradition under the tutelage of Robert Sieving. He holds a B.A. in vocal performance from Gustavus Adolphus College where he studied with Shannon Stuckey and Michael Jorgenson, and sang in the Gustavus Choir under the baton of Gregory Aune. He recently achieved an MA in Composition from University of Iowa where he studied with Michael Eckert, Lawrence Fritts, and John Eaton. His compositions have been performed by choirs and chamber groups across the US as well as Germany and Scotland. Recent premieres include The Boy in Black, at the University of Iowa full length musical written in collaboration with playwright Tony Meneses, and Cry of Urgent Thunder, a wind ensemble piece written for the Episcopal Youth Music Camp in Willow River, Minnesota.
Daniel is currently living in Alturas, California where he teaches voice and piano lessons privately. When not composing, teaching, conducting, or working with youth, he can be found training for marathons, completing home improvement projects, or taking care of his beautiful new daughter, Maria.

Title Year Instrumentation Performance History
O Magnum Mysterium 2002 SATB Choir Performed as a chapel anthem, Gustavus, January 2002
Beloved 2003 SATB Choir Performed as a chapel anthem, Gustavus, May 2003
Joseph’s Lament 2003 Tenor, Baritone, Piano Performed at Holiday Recitals in 2003 and 2005
Child of Light 2003 SATB Choir, Piano Performed as Christmas anthem, St. Johns Episcopal Church, 2003
Season Song I. The Freeze
II. Night Wind
III. Snowfall
IV. Seasoned
2005 I. Soprano, Viola
II. Tenor, ‘Cello, Piano
III. Soprano, Tenor, 2 Violins, Piano
IV. Soprano, Tenor, String Quartet Second movement written and performed first for Gustavus senior recital in 2003. Fourth movement was written for performance at the 2004 Holiday Recital. The first and third movements were written in 2005 and the piece was performed in its entirety at the 2005 Holiday Recital. In 2006, Snowfall was rearranged for two sopranos, ‘cello and piano and performed at the Holiday Recital that year.
Streeter Rag 2005 Alto Saxophone Quartet Performed by a Sauk Centre High School sax quartet at Minnesota subsection and sections contest. Earned superior ratings.
Lord Make Me
2006 Flute, Clarinet, Guitar, Voices A campfire song based on the text, “The Prayer of St. Francis.” Written for and performed at the 2006 Episcopal Youth Music Camp
Diva Tango
2006 Flute, Oboe, Violin, 2 Sopranos, Piano Performed at the University of Iowa, October 2007. Performed at the College of St. Benedict, May 2008,
Stringin’ to the Eighties
2006 String Quartet Performed at the 2006 Holiday Recital
Waiting for Stories,
Yes, Lord! 2007
2007 ‘Cello, Piano, Children
Saxophone, Piano, Children Performed at Episcopal Youth Music Camp as part of a world premiere musical theater version of “Old Turtle” by Doug Wood.
Fear Not the Cold Night Wind
2007 SATB Choir, rewritten for TTBB Choir Rewritten for TTBB Choir, performed at the Bel Canto Spring Concert 2010
Twelve Tempers 2008 Brass Quintet Performed at the University of Iowa, April 2008
Streeter Blues
2008 Alto Saxophone Quartet Performed by a Sauk Centre High School sax quartet for Minnesota contest
Shadow Casting 2008 Harp, Viola, Treble Voice Performed at the UISCI Concert, May 2008
Agnus Dei
2008 SAB Choir, Piano Performed at the Celebration of Ministry for Pat Genereux at Christ Episcopal Church, June 2008
Song of Simeon 2008 SSAATTBB Choir Performed at the University of Iowa, October 2008
Mural for Flute I. Tree Fox II. Journey Through an Artifice III. Frightening Ride IV. Suess Landscape V. Melody of Folk 2008 Unaccompanied Flute Performed at the UISCI Concert, March 2009
Patterns of Courtesy I. Con Spirito II. Scherzo III. Andante con Moto
2008 I. Oboe, ‘Cello II. Violin, Bassoon III. Oboe, ‘Cello, Violin, Bassoon Performed at the UISCI Concert, December 2008

Wulf and Eadwacer 2009 Violin, Viola, Piano, Sop. soloist, Dancers Performed at the UI Dance Grad Event, May 2009
Winter Moon 2009 Chamber Orchestra Read by the UI Chamber Orchestra, Dec 2009
Entities 2009 Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, Violin, 'Cello, Percussion Performed at the UI Composers Workshop Nov. 2009
The Boy in Black 2010 Musical for an ensemble cast of 10-14, collaboration with Tony Meneses Gallery Performance at the University of Iowa, April 2010
Cry of Urgent Thunder 2010 Wind Ensemble, Orchestra Wind ensemble version performed by the EYMC band August 2010
Breath 2009 (revised 2010) SATB Choir, div. Unperformed
Silent Lotus 2010 Orchestra Unperformed
Flight to Varennes 2011 Orchestra, Dancers April 16, Rain Ross Dance
What I can Do for Peace 2011 SATB choir,, div. Unperformed
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