Assistant Conductor & Executive Director
As founding member and Assistant Conductor of Lyricora, Daniel Schmunk is an active music educator. He has held teaching positions in New Hampshire, and in the North Shore and Metro-west areas of Boston. He has taught all aspects of music at all levels in both public and private institutions, with his most recent post as the Director of Choral Music at Lexington Christian Academy, a private college preparatory school in Lexington, Mass. While teaching at both the middle and high school levels, he has also been very involved in the schools’ musical theater productions holding different posts as director, musical director, and conductor; working on shows such as The Fantasticks, Godspell, and Into the Woods.
As a professional musician and conductor in the Boston area, Dan Schmunk has held church music positions at Tremont Temple Baptist Church in Boston, the first integrated church in America, and Boston’s historic Park Street Church, where he currently serves as the Director of Choral Music.
Dan Schmunk is currently the Director of New England Conservatory’s School of Continuing Education, the adult extension division of the conservatory, where he administers and oversees all aspects of the program.
He continues to teach privately on the North Shore of Boston, where he lives with his wife, a soprano, and three boys, all promising optional percussionists.