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Daniel Reifsnyder has been steeped in music from a young age, both as a writer and a performer. Having over 600 songs to his name, he began writing songs at age 6, and playing piano and singing at 3. He was one of the youngest published songwriters in the world, being published at age 10. He has won numerous awards from ASCAP, as well as a recent Billboard World Song Contest honor. Having studied with some of the world's most prominent vocal and piano coaches - Bill Riley (teacher of Faith Hill, Celine Dion, Nora Jones, and Destiny's Child), Carlo Lifavi Menotti (Tony Bennett, Nancy Sinatra, Judy Garland) and Philly Walk of Fame legend Russ Faith, he brings their years of expertise - as well as his own - to each lesson. Daniel has helped many of his students achieve their musical goals - whether in musical theater, singing in a local club, or touring the world with a rock band. Although Daniel's true passion is music, he has also had a successful acting career since age 8, appearing in commercials such as Day's Inn, Wendy's, General Mills Cereals, and more. He has also sung on thousands of jingles and recordings, including "My Christmas Tree" for Home Alone 2, The Magic School bus theme (w/Little Richard), and backup vocals on a yet to be released Michael Jackson track. Daniel is available for private lessons as a vocal coach, piano instructor, and one on one songwriting classes.