MM, University of Cincinnati
Daniel Pendley joined the BPO as Principal Bass in September 2007. He moved to New York from Kentucky, where he served as the Assistant Principal Bass with the Louisville Orchestra in 2006-2007. Mr. Pendley was a member of the Lexington Philharmonic for several years, in addition to occasionally playing with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, and the Dayton Philharmonic. Mr. Pendley earned his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in bass performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music while studying with Albert Laszlo. He pursued further studies at the Aspen Music Festival and School as a fellowship student with Mr. Laszlo, as well as Eugene Levinson, Bruce Bransby, Chris Hanulik, and Paul Ellison. He lives on Buffalo's West Side with his wife, Ann, also a bass player.