Artistic Director of Coro San Marco



Daniele Colla - conductor & choirmaster


Born in Italy in 1954, Daniele studied piano and organ with private teachers. He received his grade 10 piano from the Western Ontario Conservatory of Music, London, Ontario.


Daniele Colla has his M.Th from the University of Toronto, Bachelor of Music from York University; as well as, Bachelor of Philosophy from Rome University.


He has taken many master courses with well-known choral conductors such as Lydia Adams, Linda Beaupre, Brainnerd Blyden-Taylor, Christopher Walker, John Ford.


Presently he is vocal and choral teacher with the Toronto Catholic District Board, Organist and choir director at St. Paschal Baylon’s Church both of adult and children choirs.


Daniele is the founder and artistic director of Coro San Marco; as well as, “Singing Together”, an annual multicultural event in Toronto.


On June 2nd, 2006, Daniele Colla received the Knighthood of the Order of the Star of Solidarity from the president of the Italian Republic: Carlo Azeglio Ciampi for his work in music.


In the Summer of 2015. Daniele worked with the world famous sopranista Okamoto Tomotaka in Tokyo, Japan, on a new Italian song for which Daniele composed the lyrics.





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