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Daniel M Lincoln is a New York City based music director, pianist, orchestrator/arranger, and composer.


Raised in Los Angeles, California, Daniel trained as a concert-level classical pianist and vocalist. He composed his first full length opera at the age of 19, and acted as orchestrator and musical supervisor for its mainstage production at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a graduate of UCLA (BA, Music: Vocal Performance and Music Composition) and NYU (MFA, Musical Theatre Writing).

Daniel is a composer/lyricist for both theater and film. In 2018, the movie musical short
Plus One - featuring Daniel's music and lyrics - won "Best Musical" at multiple film festivals around America, including the Manhattan Film Festival. Original musicals include Wrong Could Be Right (Facade Productions, London UK), Calixte (Festival South, MS), and Queen Bea: A Soapsical! (3 Rules Productions, NY) which originally starred the cast of ABC’s daytime drama One Life to Live.

Daniel has taught at NYU Tisch (Playwrights Horizons Studio and The New Studio on Broadway), New York Film Academy’s Musical Theatre Conservatory, and worked for Broadway casting agencies such as Telsey + Company.

Daniel has played for Broadway productions such as
Wicked and On Your Feet!, and the Off-Broadway productions of Avenue Q and tick tick BOOM! Touring credits include Matilda, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Wizard of Oz (Associate Conductor and Assistant Music Supervisor), The Midtown Men (Music Director).

1. "God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen"
A Bourbon Street Funk Carol
from Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 19
Music & Lyrics: Traditional
Arrangement & Orchestration: Daniel M Lincoln
Performed by the cast and orchestra of Broadway's Wicked, featuring Daniel on piano.

2. "He's a Dad"
Music & Lyrics: Daniel M Lincoln
Performed by Kate Loprest (B'way: Hairspray, First Date, [plus others], & TV's Boardwalk Empire.)

3. "I'm Ready" (Male Version)
from Calixte: The Musical
Music & Lyrics: Daniel M Lincoln

4. "Mr. Blank Page"
A sassy ode to writer's block.
Music & Lyrics: Daniel M Lincoln
Performed by Erin Maguire

5. "This is the Army" Overture and Opening
from the This is the Army 75th Anniversary Concert
Music & Lyrics: Irving Berlin
Arrangements & Orchestrations: Daniel M Lincoln
Performed by: Ally Bonino, Elijah Caldwell, Andy Christopher, Tommy McDowell, SP Monahan, James Penca

6. "You Deserve More"

from Plus One: A Movie Musical
Music & Lyrics: Daniel M Lincoln
Performed by Rachel Nazzaro, Annabelle Szepietowski, and Makayla Benedict
Directed by T.J. Mannix
Orchestrated by Anna Ebbesen

7. "Better Her Than Me"
Music & Lyrics: Daniel M Lincoln
Performed by Erin Maguire

8. Instrumental / Filmscore Samples
Samples from various instrumental and film scoring projects.

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