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    DANIEL W. BOOTHE is an internationally award-winning music professional currently serving as Music Director & Conductor for Symphonicity of Virginia Beach, Virginia. As producer, conductor, or performer, his live events span 31 states, Southwest Asia, and Russia with multi media broadcasts that have reached over 50 million people in 175 countries. In 2007 he was the sole international recipient of the prestigious David Effron Conducting Fellowship for the Chautauqua Institution in New York, where he led symphonic, ballet, and opera performances to critical acclaim. As a composer, he has been recognized by the National Band Association and featured by USA-TODAY News where he was designated as one of America's top 20 collegiate scholars. His ensembles have world-premiered music by Grammy-winning composer Kenneth Fuchs and earned the highest international award for military concert bands, a "Colonel Howard Citation for Musical Excellence" from The John Philip Sousa Foundation.


    For over 30 years Boothe has been a drummer and percussionist for jazz ensembles from Pittsburgh to Washington D.C., as well as performances and recordings as a percussionist with the Roanoke Symphony and Chorus, Wintergreen Festival Orchestra, and Alfred Music Publications. In high demand as a music adjudicator, he has been invited to serve as a juror for numerous national and international events. He has been a Vic Firth endorsed Marching & Scholastic Percussion Specialist, and has been a featured artist in multiple Percussive Arts Society "Day of Percussion" state events.


    Boothe has also conducted the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Chautauqua Music Festival Orchestra, River City Brass Band, American Music Stage, Interlochen Arts Academy, All-State ensembles, and multiple U.S. Air Force bands, appearing in award-winning concert tours and broadcasts for worldwide audiences. Select from the navigation menu to learn more.

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