Daniel Elyar is an active performer and recording artist and has specialized in baroque performance practice in Europe and North America for over twenty years. Mr. Elyar has performed and recorded with ensembles in North America and Europe such as Tafelmusik, the Utrecht Baroque Consort, Concerto d’Amsterdam, Teatro Lirico, Concerto Palatino, the Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, the New York Collegium, Ensemble REBEL (NYC), NYSEMA, Tempesta di Mare and Clarion Players and Choir (NYC) and the Trinity Baroque Orchestra on Wall street. Mr Elyar is the director of the renaissance collegium at Temple University. Mr. Elyar has taught over ten years at the Settlement Music School in Philadelphia and is full-time faculty there. Mr. Elyar holds a Bachelor of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and Artist’s Diploma from the Sweelinck Conservatory (Amsterdam) and a Masters of Music from the RoyalConservatory (the Hague). Some of Mr. Elyar’s teachers are Heidi Castleman, Sigiswald Kuijken, Lucy van Dael and Monica Huggett. Mr. Elyar has performed under the baton of directors as Andrew Parrott, Gustav Leonhardt, Ton Koopman & William Christie. Mr Elyar has recorded for Chandos, Naxos, ELECTRA, ATMA, Musica Omnia and Hungarton labels.