Daniel Newheiser is a cutting-edge indie musician from San Diego, CA.
He has worked in genres as diverse as instrumental, jazz, rock, Irish music, and Italian Opera; all with his signature passionate and authentic touch. Daniel got his start playing Irish fiddle in San Diego County. When he was 12 he led, wrote, and arranged music for his own Irish group, “Réalt.” While continuing to play regularly in San Diego with Réalt, he learned guitar and began writing and performing with several rock bands.
After High School, Daniel continued writing and performing his own material while studying jazz guitar and singing at the two most prestigious music schools on the West Coast: Cal State Northridge and graduating from the University of Southern California (USC).
Performing as a professional musician for over 15 years, Daniel’s experience is varied. Daniel has performed as the lead vocalist in Sea World San Diego’s “Madagascar Live: Operation Vacation,” Legoland, and also in shows at the Welk Theatre. He has performed as the most acclaimed loop pedal/beat box musician in San Diego. Daniel’s original songs have received radio play and critical acclaim in San Diego. Daniel is also an experienced music instructor, specializing in guitar, piano, and vocal technique.
Daniel continues to create original music and is the lead vocalist and guitarist with the Daniel Newheiser Trio. He also performs as a vocalist with "The Fave" band in addition to his solo and duo performances. Daniel can be seen performing throughout Southern California at concerts, wineries, casinos, restaurants, weddings, and parties.