Degrees and Certifications:
Master's in Music Education
Mr. Daniel Jackson
Daniel Jackson is the Director of Choral Activities and Music Theory at Stone Bridge High School, in Ashburn, VA. He also serves as the Program Coordinator for Loudoun Children’s Chorus, and R&S Chairperson for World Music for Virginia Choral Directors Association. Prior to accepting these positions, Mr. Jackson served as the Director of Music at the Deerfield Academy in Deerfield, MA, and as the Director of Choral Activities at Olympia High School in Orlando, Florida for thirteen years. Between the years of 2007 to 2012, the Olympia choral department had multiple ensembles selected to perform at Florida ACDA and Music Educators Conferences, as well as the NAACP National Conference.
While in Orlando, Mr. Jackson served as the Associate Artistic Director of the Garden Community Chorus, under the direction of Dr. Jeffery Redding. During his tenure he formed the Garden Chamber Singers-a select group of singers within the community chorus.
Mr. Jackson has served as a clinician and adjudicator for Middle and High School Honor Choirs, throughout the state of Florida. He has led workshops on ensemble technique, vocal pedagogy in the ensemble rehearsal, and cultivating a safe environment in the for a diverseclassroom. He served as guest clinician for Webster University’s High School Choral Invitational in 2016.
In March of 2019, Mr. Jackson conducted Stone Bridge’s Bel Canto and Mastersingers ensembles in performances at Carnegie Hall in New Work City. In March of 2020, Mr. Jackson will lead the Mastersingers in their performance at the Music For All National Choir Festival in Indianapolis, IN.
During the summer of 2020, Mr. Jackson accepted the opportunity to serve as a member of Music For All’s Envoy Committee, an organization that helps to provide tools and resources for music educators. Also, Mr. Jackson has created the Diversity Coalition for the VA-ACDA Chapter, a committee that serves as a resource for providing a culturally sensitive and diverse curriculum for vocal/choral music.
Mr. Jackson received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Music Education from the Florida State University, under the guidance of Dr. André Thomas, Dr. Judy Bowers and Dr. Kevin Fenton. He is an active member of NAFME and ACDA.