Daniel Gittler is a musical theatre pianist currently attending Berklee College of Music, where he is pursuing a Bachelors of Music in Professional Music with a concentration in Music Direction.
He recently worked as music assistant for Dear Evan Hansen, written by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (Dogfight, A Christmas Story, NBC's "Smash"). He has worked with industry professionals such as Alex Lacamoire (Hamilton), Ben Cohn (Wicked), Christopher Jahnke (Les Mis, Memphis, Legally Blonde), and songwriting duo Kait Kerrigan & Brian Lowdermilk. He has accompanied singers Kyle Dean Massey (Next to Normal, Pippin) and Dee Roscioli (Wicked), and provided music copying services for various Broadway concerts including Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. As Music Director, he led the Berklee Performance Center's 100 Year Anniversary Tribute to Musical Theatre, as well as a staged reading of Bastard Jones written by Amy Engelhardt (The Bobs) and Marc Acito (Allegiance).
In the Boston area, he has accompanied productions at Boston Conservatory, Boston University, MIT, and Northeastern University, including The Last 5 Years, Little Shop of Horrors, Chicago, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Seussical, and Lucky Stiff. He is a proficient sight-reader, skilled and highly experienced at accompanying auditions and vocal proficiencies, juries, and lessons. He has been an accompanist for voice classes at Berklee College of Music since 2015.
When not attending Berklee College of Music, he lives in New Jersey with his two cats.