Israeli-Canadian cellist Daniel Hass is the First Prize Gold Medal winner of the 2016 Stulberg International String Competition, the 2016 winner of the Canada Council for the Arts Michael Measures Prize, and the 2019 winner of The Juilliard Cello Concerto Competition.
As a soloist, Mr. Hass has performed throughout Canada and the USA, having appeared with the orchestras such as the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, and the Las Vegas Young Artists Orchestra. He has performed as recitalist and chamber musician in Amsterdam, Lisbon, Tel Aviv, Budapest, Montreal, and across the United States. A sought after chamber musician in New York City, Mr. Hass frequently performs as a guest artist with the Jupiter Chamber Players, the Omega Ensemble, the Sejong Soloists, and since 2019 has served as the principal cellist of the Philadelphia-based orchestra Symphony In C.
In addition to his concerts, Mr. Hass shares his love of music as an educator. Since 2017, he has taught a growing number of students, adults and young people, and has taught at public schools as a member of Harmony Program, a music education non-profit organization in New York. He has been a mentor of the Las Vegas Young Artists Orchestra, a tuition-free music program in the State of Nevada, performing and giving masterclasses with the youth orchestra since 2018. In the realm of community outreach, Mr. Hass is a weekly performer for Concerts in Motion, a non-profit organization, bringing live house concerts to elderly and socially isolated individuals throughout New York City.