Widely recognized both for his ability to communicate artistically, and his ability to perform the most challenging trumpet repertoire with ease, Daniel is part of a new generation of young, versatile trumpet artists, adding his voice to a chorus of outstanding musicians throughout the world.
Daniel Flores enjoys a career involved in exciting projects ranging from concert soloist, chamber musician, to symphony orchestra. With a reputation for outstanding sound quality, agile technique, and expression, Daniel is sought out for performances of some of the trumpet repertoire's most challenging works.
As a creative artist, Daniel was involved at the Chosen Vale Center for Advanced Musical Studies, under the direction of acclaimed trumpeter, conductor, and educator, Edward Carroll. This project serves as a major platform for new and contemporary compositions, and is an assembly of some of the finest trumpeters in the world, including Håkan Hardenberger, Gabriele Cassone, Clément Saunier, and the late Thomas Stevens.
An advocate for modern and new music, Daniel is reaching out to enthusiastic and like-minded composers, in the effort to expand the current repertoire, and strives to further advance the cause of the trumpet worldwide.
As a freelance musician, Daniel is an active and vibrant member of the music community in Los Angeles, and can regularly be seen performing in an assortment of engagements from orchestral to commercial music, with some of the finest world-class artists in the city.
Daniel received his certificate under the Corso Speciale program at the Istituto Superiore Di Studi Musicali Conservatorio Guido Cantelli, in Italy, where he studied under the world-renowned trumpet soloist Gabriele Cassone, as well as having served as an assistant instructor of trumpet. Daniel also has a Masters Degree from Wichita State University, where he studed with Dr. David Hunsicker. A lifelong learner, Daniel receives artistic and trumpet coaching with Håkan Hardenberger and Clément Saunier.
His training deeply rooted in the orchestra tradition, Daniel studied with the famed Associate Principal Trumpet of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, William Scarlett.
As an educator, Daniel is an active clinician and private instructor, having taught students and class nationwide and in Europe.