Daniel Segner is a graduate of Valparaiso University where he earned his Bachelor of Music in Church Music/Organ Performance with his teacher Dr. Lorraine Brugh. Currently, he holds the position of Director of Music at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Glen Ellyn, IL. He was the Principal Organist for First United Methodist Church at Chicago Temple in Chicago, Illinois, where he served under Director of Music Erik Nussbaum. Previously, he has held the position of Director of Music at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chesterton, IN. He has studied piano with Nicole Lee, voice with Dr. Christopher Cock, and harpsichord with Dr. Joseph Bognar. Mr. Segner is on the faculty of Music Makers of Western Springs and the staff of the Anima Children's Choir in Glen Ellyn. Mr. Segner is a current teacher of piano, organ, and voice.
His recent performances in Chicago have included the Elliot Chapel Organ Recital Series, the Loyola University Organ Concert Series, and the Paul Manz Organ Recital Series. Collaborations have included performances with Chorus Angelorum, Civitas (Chicago Symphony Orchestra chamber group), and with the Valparaiso University Symphony and LaPorte Symphony Orchestras. In 2015, he performed alongside the Valparaiso University Chorale in their summer tour of Germany where he played in Luebeck, Jueterbog, and Leipzig. While at Valparaiso University, he received the Ronald G. Reidenbach Prize in Church Music and the Signature Artist Award. He is an active member of the American Guild of Organists and the American Choral Directors of America.