Instructor of Music
B.M., State University of New York at Buffalo; M.M., Ithaca College School of Music
Classical guitarist and lutenist, is a native of Western New York where he received performance degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo and the Ithaca College School of Music. At Muhlenberg College, Mr. Boring directs the Muhlenberg College Chamber Orchestra, teaches Music Theory, and is instructor of Classical/Acoustic Guitar and Historical/Plucked Instruments.
Mr. Boring made his European debut in Rome, Italy in 1995 where he participated as chamber artist with the Rome festival orchestra and ballet troupe. Return engagements throughout Italy include performances with the Opera Theatre of Lucca as chamber artist and orchestral member. Mr. Boring currently performs frequently as soloist and in chamber music as an active member of Due Colori, a soprano/guitar-lute duo with fellow Muhlenberg faculty member Megan Monaghan.
Active as a performer of early music as a continuo player on lute, theorbo, and baroque guitar, Mr. Boring recently served as the Executive Director of Cincinnati Baroque and currently performs with the Philadelphia Bach Festival Orchestra. A 2002-2003 faculty research grant was awarded to Daniel by the University of Louisville to pursue study and research of baroque guitar literature in Los Angeles with world-renowned baroque scholar James Tyler.
He has made significant contributions to guitar literature by commissioning and premiering new works for guitar solo, guitar with flute, guitar with voice, and additionally being an active transcriptionist of diverse media to the guitar. In addition to being in demand as soloist, continuo player, clinician, and adjudicator, Mr. Boring served as Director of Classical Guitar Studies at the University of Louisville School of Music from 1999-2005. He also has held additional appointments on the Preparatory Departments of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and the University of Louisville, where he taught chamber music and applied lessons.