Daniel Rowland Portrait

Daniel Rowland

Lecturer of Tuba Euphonium

  • Doctor of Music
    Florida State University
Daniel Rowland is an active educator and performer. Currently, Dr. Rowland is Lecturer of Tuba Euphonium at Valdosta State University and is Principal Tuba with the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, Savannah Philharmonic, Coastal Symphony of Georgia, Sinfonia Gulf Coast, and Albany Symphony Orchestra.

Daniel grew up in New Windsor, IL and now resides in Valdosta, GA. Dr. Rowland received his DM in Tuba Performance from The Florida State University. He earned his Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Music Education at Millikin University and his Master of Arts in Music from the University of Northern Iowa.

In addition to his principal appointments, Dr. Rowland has performed with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, and Northwest Florida Symphony. He has also performed in many high-caliber ensembles while pursuing his degrees, such as FSU's University Symphony Orchestra and Wind Orchestra - two of the leading collegiate ensembles in the country. As an orchestral musician, he has performed with several high quality classical musicians such as Rachel Barton Pine, Elmar Oliveira, and the Boston Brass as well as a multitude of popular artists such as Patti LuPone, Time for Three, Kristin Chenoweth, and Pink Martini.

Dr. Rowland also has experience in a variety of chamber ensembles, varying widely in formation and style. He plays with tallaBRASSee, the premiere brass quintet in the Tallahassee area. He has played and performed with many other brass quintets throughout his career, as well as several other ensembles, including Florida State Chamber Winds. Dr. Rowland has also performed in several tuba/euphonium quartets and tuba/euphonium ensembles. Of particular note are the South Georgia Tuba Quartet and New Acoustic Metal Experiment..

Dr. Rowland is an active member of the International Tuba Euphonium Association and organized and created the VSU ITEA chapter in 2014. He performs solo and chamber recitals, adjudicates, and conducts the VSU Tuba Euphonium Ensemble at various regional and international ITEA conferences each year.

Dr. Rowland performs on B&S Perantucci tubas. He currently owns and regularly performs with a B&S PT-6PS CC and the 40th Anniversary Model PT-15 F (seen pictured).