• Daniel Kapsalis

    Strings, Piano, Composition

    Daniel Kapsalis is a native of Long Island. He began his musical training at the age of 9, when he first picked up the violin. Daniel performed with the Catskill Symphony Orchestra as a student violinist. He also performed with the Sound Symphony and West Islip Symphony Orchestras in Long Island.

    Daniel is a classically trained violinist, pianist and composer. In his 16 years of violin experience and training, Daniel performed with youth orchestras, pit orchestras and other ensembles before and during his studies at SUNY Oneonta, graduating in 2015 with honors in Music Industry.

    He played the violin, viola and the cello while serving as a student teaching intern with the Brookhaven Arts & Music Summer Program in Stony Brook, New York, instructing beginning violin, viola and cello students how to develop bow and finger technique, seating posture, and intonation. Daniel worked alongside professional instructors on teaching young musicians the Suzuki method during his internship.

    Daniel has been teaching violin, viola, cello, upright bass and piano in the Capital District since 2016. Daniel is experienced in basic violin maintenance and repairs. He also performs as a violinist with the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra.