Daniel Egan

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Lect Music Dept and Theater and Performance Studies
469 College St, New Haven, CT 06511-6609

Daniel Egan is Coordinator of the Shen Curriculum for Musical Theater. He has performed in opera, theater, concert and recording venues in all genres of music while maintaining ties to the classroom through guest lectures at Yale, Penn State, Lawrence University, U.C. Irvine and the Brearley School in New York. At Yale, he created the first seminar on the work of Stephen Sondheim and worked as music coordinator for the Yale Repertory Theater under Lloyd Richards. He is currently Academic Coordinator for Explore New York, a Road Scholar/Elderhostel provider under the aegis of Hunter College, where he is also a frequent lecturer on opera, music and theater. As a performer, Egan has appeared as a soloist and/or ensemble singer with the New York Philharmonic, New York City Ballet, Manhattan Theater Club , Mark Morris Dance Group, Musica Sacra, New York Virtuoso Singers and The Lambs Theater, among many others, in addition to several full seasons as a tenor in the resident ensemble at New York City Opera. He has performed at numerous festivals including NAMT New Musicals, Mostly Mozart, Tanglewood and the Bard Festival. Egan participated in Grammy nominated recordings of Sweeney Todd and Ruins of Athens with the New York Philharmonic and Patti Page’s 50th Anniversary Concert at Carnegie Hall as well as NYCO’s Emmy-nominated Live From Lincoln Center performances of La Boheme and Madama Butterfly.  Recent projects include performing on and contracting a new recording of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Allegro (released in 2009), L’Etoile and Madame Butterfly at New York City Opera and the Stephen Sondheim 80th Birthday Tribute with the New York Philharmonic.  Egan’s academic training is in music theory. B.M., summa cum laude, St. Olaf College, M.A. Eastman School of Music, MPhil., Yale.