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Introducing our Guest Artists for Song & Dance


October 23, 2013
Meet Nicholas Councilor and Daniel Frost, our Guest Artists for the upcoming ASB Song & Dance concert.

Nicholas Councilor, Clarinet

Nicholas Councilor is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Texas at Austin where he received his MM in May of 2013. A native of Michigan, he earned a BME from Eastern Michigan University. Nicholas is a member of the Round Rock Symphony and has performed with the San Antonio Symphony. He also regularly performs as principal clarinetist in the UT Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble. His teachers include Nathan Williams and Kimberly Cole-Luevano.

Mr. Councilor is a devoted music educator and teaches master classes and private lessons to many students in the Austin area. He has been a Teaching Assistant at UT-Austin and is currently an Assistant Instructor of the clarinet studio.

Daniel Frost, Tuba

Daniel Frost is currently completing the Doctor of Musical Arts degree program at The University of Texas at Austin. Frost is an active tuba performer in the central Texas area, including numerous performances and a recording project televised on the Longhorn Network with Unlacquered Brass and a recently completed tour with the Loose Canons tuba duo. He has also been a finalist and winner of regional and international solo competitions, including winning 1st prize at the prestigious 2013 Leonard Falcone International Euphonium and Tuba competition. Frost is also a dedicated educator in central Texas, maintaining a large studio of low brass students and leading masterclasses and presentations for schools and organizations in the area.