Daniel Brinsmead (b. 1988) is a graduate of the School of Music at the Australian National University where he received a Bachelor of Music with Honors for performance studies in Classical Voice. His choral compositions and arrangements have been performed by school, university, community and professional choirs in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia.
He was selected as one of eight winners from 918 worldwide entries to record his composition Come Sleep for the Abbey Road Anthem Competition in 2011 to celebrate the studio's 80th anniversary. This recording was conducted and performed by Eric Whitacre and his singers. Since then he has been featured as the composer-in-residence at Border Music Camp, had his music performed in the Sydney Opera House, and been invited to conduct his music across Australia.
In March 2013, Come Sleep will be performed by the Indianapolis Youth Choir conducted by Cheryl West at the American Choral Directors Association National Convention in Dallas, Texas.
Daniel is the choir master of several choirs in Canberra, Australia, a singing and piano tutor, baritone soloist, accompanist, composer, arranger and orchestrator. Visit www.danbrinsmead.com for more information.