Daniel Pardo is an independent musician and producer originally from Bogota, Colombia, now residing in Denton, TX. He has over 15 years of experience recording classical, jazz and commercial music. Prior to his work in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, Daniel served for 10 years as principal flute and sound engineer/recording chief in US Military Bands producing live shows for audiences up to 12,000 attendees and recording large and small ensembles.
His work, both in sound engineering and performing, has earned him multiple awards including the Army, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement medals, the Howard Award of military musical excellence, the Sherman/Barsanti Inspiration award, Alto Flute prize at the 1st YouTube International Flute Competition, and multiple leadership awards in the U.S. and Colombia . He studied music production and sound reinforcement at the Berklee College of Music and the US Armed Forces Sound School, and holds degrees in music performance from Texas State University (BM Summa Cum Laude) and the University of North Texas (MM & DMA).
Daniel has recorded in audio and video formats for symphony orchestras, big bands, jazz combos, and solo recitals across the US. In 2009, Daniel collaborated with Texas State University for the 10th Feria del Mariachi, featuring the legendary Mexican vocalist Pedro Fernandez. In 2011, Daniel combined his skill as a producer and flutist by creating his debut album, Joy to the Other World. Daniel works as audio engineer for the East Dallas Christian Church and the EDCC concert series led by Keith Critcher.