Daniel Salisbury is a Piano Teacher at Gray School of Music
Daniel Salisbury began his studies at Lone Star College in North Houston, where he studied with Diane Delk and with Dr. Roger Keele. Christening the schools newly constructed concert hall, the LSC faculty selected him as the student soloist for a recital there.
He went on to complete his Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy at Stephen F. Austin State University where he studied piano with Dr. Andrew Parr and pedagogy with Dr. Mario Ajero. He also maintained a piano studio as a student teacher in the universities Music Preparatory Division. In the summer of 2013, Daniel attended the 2013 Vienna International Piano Academy where he studied with Krassimira Jordan.
In 2014, Daniel accepted a teaching fellowship at Meadows School of the Arts Piano Preparatory Division at Southern Methodist University. He was privileged to teach and carry out research there under the tutelage of some of the nation’s most renowned pedagogues, including Sam Holland, Cathy Lysinger and Kristin Yost. Daniel received his Masters of Music in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from SMU in 2016. Cathy Lysinger was his instructor during his time there.
He remains active as a collaborator and soloist as well as piano teacher in the Dallas area. A fierce advocate of new music with an appetite for contemporary sounds, his performance and research interests include widening access to art music across socio-economic boundaries, integrating piano study into a more collaborative and socially musical culture and developing methods for young pianists which emphasize collaborative and contemporary musical experiences.