Daniel is based in Palmerston North, he graduated with a Bachelor of Music, majoring in Jazz Performance from the New Zealand School of Music in 2021. Now, he is studying towards a Graduate Diploma of Primary School Teaching with Massey University. Before University, Daniel attended Palmerston North Boys High School and was a member of the school choir ‘The OK Chorale’; and played trombone in the ‘PNBHS Stage Band’, here his passion for music and singing began. Daniel was a member of the New Zealand Secondary Students Choir and explores barbershop singing with Wellington Chorus Vocal FX. He continues playing the trombone in groups in the Manawatū area, as well as expanding his taste for baking in his spare time.