Cellist Daniel Mumm received a Bachelor of Music degree from Indiana University and did doctoral studies at Rutgers University. Prior to that, he attended the pre-college program at Manhattan School of Music. An accomplished orchestral cellist, Daniel is currently principal cello of the Asheville Symphony and Symphony Orchestra Augusta.
He has performed with many renowned ensembles including Charleston Symphony, Charlotte Symphony, Arkansas Symphony, and Symphony in C. His recent concert engagements have included a solo appearance with the Orchester der Künstuniversität Graz (Austria).
Daniel has extensive experience with contemporary music, including performances of the works of Harry Partch featuring the composer’s original instruments. He is also an active studio musician, and has recently recorded music for NFL films. In addition to his career as a performer, Daniel is a passionate music educator. He has served as adjunct professor at Seton Hall and William Paterson Universities and as cello instructor at the Rutgers University extension division.
Daniel currently lives in Charleston, SC with his wife Mitsuko and dog Winston.