Guitarist Daniel Lippel, called an “exciting soloist” (New York Times), “precise and sensitive” (Boston Globe), and a “formidable guitarist” (Chicago Magazine), enjoys a diverse career ranging through solo and chamber performances and recordings to collaborations in diverse contexts. He has been the guitarist for the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) since 2005. His appearances include the Macau Music Festival (China), Teatro Amazonas (Brazil), Ojai Festival, Acht Brücken Festival (Germany), and the Mostly Mozart Festival. Daniel is co-founder and Director of New Focus Recordings, and has also recorded for Bridge, Kairos, Wergo, Innova, and Tzadik. DMA from MSM, under David Starobin’s guidance.