Daniel has been with Trinity since 1991. He graduated from Concordia University, Saint Paul, in 1988 with a BS degree; double majoring in Director of Parish Music, organ emphasis, and Elementary Education. He served as 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade teacher and Music Director/Organist at St. John’s Lutheran church in Beardstown, IL from 1988-1991. He accepted a call to Trinity Lutheran Church in Sauk Rapids, MN in 1991 and served as 3rd grade teacher from 1991-1999 and Music Director/Organist from 1991-present. He has been involved with the Sanctuary Choir and Celebration Ringers in various capacities and served as church organist though out the past 29 years. His love for hymnody means every Sunday he gets to play one of his “favorite” hymns! He also serves as Senior Design Consultant/Sales at Becker Furniture World where he has been employed since 1999.