About Daniel Desalles
Get to know Daniel Desalles
Daniel DeSalles is in his 6th year of full-time teaching and currently serves as the Head Band Director at The Geneva School of Boerne. Additionally, Daniel DeSalles is the Percussion and Drumline Instructor at Boerne-Samuel V Champion High School and serves as one of the Drummers at Mission City Church Northwest. Daniel received the “Teacher of the Year” award in 2018, and most recently presented at The Society for Classical Learning Annual Conference on “The Importance of Music Education in Classical Education.”
Graduating from Berklee College of Music in 2016, Daniel DeSalles received his B.M. in Music Education, studying under the tutelage of Jackie Santos, Tony “Thunder” Smith, and Ralph Peterson Jr. from Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. While at Berklee College of Music, Daniel served as the All MMEA All Jazz Band Manager’s Assistant for the (MMEA) Massachusetts Music Educators Association Conference and has had several notable performances with Grammy Award winning musicians and conductors, such as Arnie Roth.