Daniel Morphy

A graduate from the University of Toronto and the Glenn Gould School, percussionist Daniel Morphy now performs with some of Toronto’s most well known and respected ensembles.  dan_headshot2013A busy chamber musician, Daniel frequently performs with the Toronto Symphony, the Esprit Orchestra, and the Evergreen Club Contemporary Gamelan. He is also a founding member of River Connected percussion Duo, the Ken Shorley Trio, Big Zang Collective, and the TorQ Percussion Quartet. Daniel’s work in TorQ has taken him across both Ontario and Canada alike, being the featured artist at Yamaha Music Fest Canada (2006), concerto performance with the Mississauga Symphony, and winner of the 2010 Mississauga Arts Council Award for “Best Emerging Artist”. TorQ has also been presented by Prologue for the Arts, Juenesse Musicale Canada, Prairie Debut and Soundstreams Canada. Currently, TorQ has also worked at the University of Toronto along side Canadian composer Christos Hatzis’s and his “Composing for Percussion” course.