Daniel Mullens, Assistant Director

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Daniel Mullens is a young professional musician currently based out of the Northern Denver metro area. He began his career as a middle school/high school choir director in Craig, CO, after which he attended the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. He graduated with a Master’s Degree in Conducting in the spring of 2012; this involved completing an assistantship with Dr. Russell Guyver, the conductor of the University Symphony Orchestra, as well as conducting several chamber operas and UNC’s presentation of A Little Night Music by Stephen Sondheim (Spring 2012). Daniel was also extensively involved with the opera program at UNC: he was hired as an assistant coach and the continuo player for its production of Don Giovanni (under the direction of Brian Luedloff), and was also asked join UNC’s European Summer Opera Program as an accompanist and vocal coach.

Daniel is an accomplished collaborative pianist and has worked with both vocalists and instrumentalists on a wide range of repertoire and styles (including classical, jazz, and musical theatre). He has also been involved in a variety of musical endeavors along the Front Range: he recently conducted the Fort Collins Children’s Theatre production of Peter Pan and directed the music for the Greeley Stampede Troupe’s performance of A Christmas Carol. Daniel is also the pianist and vocal coach for Cabaret Otaku’s upcoming production of The Medium. Currently, he serves as the organist/pianist at King of Glory Lutheran Church in Arvada and is the Assistant Conductor for Voices West, an auditioned community choir based out of Littleton, CO. Daniel is originally from upstate New York where he earned his undergraduate degree (Bachelor’s of Music Education and piano) from Houghton College in Houghton, NY.

 

Linda Cody, Accompanist

ACCOMPANISTLinda Cody graduated magna cum laude from Baylor University with a degree in piano. She presently is pianist at Riverside Baptist Church and accompanist for several vocal studios. She also has played for the Met auditions and NATS auditions.

Theatrical accompanying has included Mainstreet Players, Caravan Players, Fiasco at Littleton Town Hall, DCPA Stage Theater, and Showstoppers USA. She previously lived in the Los Angeles area, where she was pianist/ music arranger for Pacific Paramount Productions, pianist/assistant director of Downey Civic Light Opera, and pianist for Downey Civic Chorus.

Linda teaches piano and is a member of National Music Teachers Association. She also has taught for Yamaha International School of Music, and California Adult Continuing Education.