Dan has served in the capacity of arranger, producer, and lead editor for PraiseCharts.com for over 10 years. In 2000, he introduced the acclaimed series of contemporary praise band arrangements known as the Worship Band Series, which now includes over 800 full arrangement-orchestrations of modern worship songs. He has been foundational in creating the climate of high-quality arranging and orchestration at PraiseCharts.
Dan is a veteran arranger, orchestrator, engraver, keyboardist, and trombonist. He has directed church orchestras, worship teams, and praise bands, as well as a collegiate jazz band and contemporary vocal group over the past 18 years. He has arranged for several notable churches across the country, including Gateway Church in Dallas and Northridge Church in Detroit.
Dan’s published work includes post-production orchestrations of several album projects for Integrity Music, such as Unashamed Love, Thank You Lord, Cover the Earth, Today, and several others. He has also published with Lillenas Music Publishing, including the complete orchestrations and engraving for the Master Chorus Book II, contributing to arranging and engraving of the hymnal Sing to the Lord, and arranging and producing Lillenas' worship collection One Body, One Spirit - Worship Songs for a New Generation. He has also worked with Alfred Publishing, Hal Leonard Publishing, and Mark Hayes and for five years was a producer/arranger for the soundtrack and custom production company Christian World Recording in Oklahoma City. Dan’s orchestrations have been performed by the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and appeared on numerous albums, including the new Gateway Worship Devotional series from Integrity. In 1999 he produced the worship music and live recording for the Nazarene Youth Congress in Toronto, Canada.
Having originally studied as a trombone major at the University of North Texas, Dan went on to get a Bachelor of Science in Music/Piano Performance from Southern Nazarene University. He currently lives and works out of his home studio in Franklln, TN area with his wife Abigail, and four children.
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Here are the best patriotic worship songs for Independence Day this year - songs that remind us of our earthly blessings such as our freedoms, and songs that call us to gratitude to our God who, in His great mercy, has given us more than what we could ever deserve. Whether your church or chapel service is outside or inside, download the chord charts, piano sheets, lyrics, vocal sheets, choral arrangements, orchestrations, patches, and multitracks, to best serve your worship ministry for Independence Day.
This is as up to date as it gets. If a new song hits the airwaves and it starts trending fast, chances are you will be able to spot it here. If an old song suddenly spikes because of a unique current event, you'll see that here as well. So get out a bag of popcorn and hit refresh every 10 minutes to watch the race.
In the fourth and final week of advent, we focus on the theme of joy. The joy of a mother, the joy that filled the angels with song, the joy of salvation. These Christmas worship songs with the theme of joy are perfect for this week of advent. Find more themes on hope, peace, and love.
The second week of advent focuses on peace. The peace that the birth of Christ brings over our circumstances, our desires, and our futures. Here is a list of Christmas worship songs with the theme of peace for the second week of advent. Find more themes on hope, peace, and joy.
As we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, we give thanks for and embrace the power of the Holy Spirit with the authority given through Christ. This is a list of chord charts, special arrangements, and orchestrations designed for your congregation as you declare and celebrate Pentecost or the theme of fire.
As the Heavenly Father, God is our leader, protector, healer, and the ultimate source of our salvation. He is kind, generous, compassionate, merciful, and loving. God has an only Son in Jesus Christ. Through adoption, we have been invited into this family as sons and daughters. Find the sheet music, chord charts, patches, multitracks, and orchestrations you need.