Daniel Boring



Daniel Boring


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Professional Title

Instructor of Historical Instruments

Professional Services

Lute Teacher – Baroque, Lute Teacher – Renaissance, Lute Teacher – Continuo, Professional Performer – Baroque, Professional Performer – Continuo

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Affiliated Institution

Muhlenberg College, Rowan University, Montgomery County College


A specialist in historical plucked instruments, is currently instructor of Historical Instruments and Director of the Chamber Orchestra at Muhlenberg College and is Director of Classical Guitar Studies at Montgomery County College in Philadelphia. He is also on the string faculty of Rowan University in New Jersey, where he teaches Lute, Classical Guitar and Music Appreciation. He 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.  Former teachers include the Castellani-Andriaccio duo, Donald Miller, Timothy Schmidt, Pablo Cohen, and James Tyler.  He has participated in master classes given by Oscar Ghiglia, the Assad duo, the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Anthony Rooley, Nigel North, Ronn McFarlane, Ricardo Iznaola, and Adam Holzman.

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 that released their first recording “Irish Airs and Ballads,”  followed by performances in Ireland and Mexico.  Their most recent recording “El Intercambio” explores the connection of the music of Cuba and the United States, and resulted in their residency in Havana, Cuba.  Due Colori made their European debut performances in the summer of 1998, and continues to tour throughout the United States, Mexico, Cuba and Europe.

Active as a performer of early music as a continuo player on theorbo, lute, and baroque guitar, Mr. Boring has served as the Executive Director of Cincinnati Baroque, and a 2002-2003 faculty research grant was awarded to him by the University of Louisville to pursue study and research of baroque guitar literature in Los Angeles with world renowned baroque scholar James Tyler.  Notable performances include Lincoln Center, Glimmerglass Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Cincinnati Opera, and Ithaca Opera.

In the Philadelphia area, Daniel performs as a continuo player with a variety of early music ensembles including La Fiocco, The Philadelphia Bach Festival, and Vox Ama Deus, with whom he has made several recordings.


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