Daniel Stewart has established himself as a conductor, composer, soloist, and orchestral/chamber musician, performing extensively in over 40 countries. In 2009, Mr. Stewart was asked by Charles Dutoit to serve as guest cover conductor for the Philadelphia Orchestra. Additionally, Daniel prepared Wozzeck with the Curtis Symphony Orchestra for a joint production with the Opera Company of Philadelphia.
Mr. Stewart has conducted orchestras such as the Filharmonie Bohuslava Martinu, the Curtis Symphony Orchestra, the New World Symphony and the Verbier Festival Sinfonietta.He has also participated in masterclasses with Simon Rattle, Christoph Eschenbach, Alan Gilbert and Michael Tilson Thomas.
Mr. Stewart has served as principal violist of numerous ensembles, includingthe Verbier Festival Orchestra, the New World Symphony and the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra, where he worked closely with Charles Dutoit, James Levine and Michael Tilson Thomas.  He has also performed with such prominent orchestras as the San Francisco Symphony and has recorded for EMI with Maxim Vengerov.
Mr. Stewart holds a Bachelors of Music and Performers Certificate in Viola from the Indiana University School of Music and was subsequently a fellow with the New World Symphony.He is currently engaged as a graduate conducting student of Otto-Werner Mueller at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.
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