Daniel Morel

Daniel Morel is a Kansas City-based composer who energizes his music with spectral lyricism. Garnering commissions and performances across the United States, his music reflects myriad literary and natural interests. His works are permeated with the Western sensibilities of his Colorado upbringing, drawing on influences ranging from prairie thunderstorms to classic American poetry.

Mr. Morel has received awards and honors from the Mizzou New Music Initiative, Byrdcliffe Guild, the City of

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Professional Services

Professional Services: Composer

ArtsKC Supported

ArtsKC Supported: Yes


  • Flares/Flutters Fanfare, premiered by UMKC Conservatory Wind Ensemble on April 19, 2017, conducted by Dr. Joe Parisi.

  • Highlights and excerpts from the 2017 Kansas City Calling at Prairie Logic.

  • Where they never let you changer with choreography by Brinna Wiegel.