Daniel Ward is a composer/arranger, conductor, pianist, and tenor. His music spans the genres of classical, jazz, musical theatre, and singer-songwriter; it has been featured by the University of Memphis Chamber Choir, Memphis ChoralArts, and the Arkansas State University Men’s Choir, among other ensembles and soloists. As a conductor, he has worked with ensembles including the UofM Symphonic Band and ETSU Belles Women’s Choir. Daniel also uses his musical background as a community activist, serving as Artistic Director of Justice Choir - Memphis, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of social and environmental injustice through communal singing. His current project, tentatively titled “brave enough for me,” is a cross-genre oratorio that shares real experiences young people have with mental health challenges in the hopes of bringing awareness to these experiences and decreasing their stigma. Visit one of the links below to learn more about the project and how you can be involved in its composition.