Daniel Schuetz, countertenor, holds graduate degrees from Michigan State University and the University of Illinois, where he studied the lieder of Schubert with John Wustman. In addition to his Illinois State University employment, Dr. Schuetz taught in the Illinois and Michigan public schools, the University of Michigan—Flint , and Heidelberg University. Dr. Schuetz also taught voice at the Interlochen Arts Camp. His stage work includes roles with The University of Akron Opera at the E. J. Thomas Center, roles with Brevard Music Center, Prairie Fire Theater Company, Peoria Civic Opera, Illinois Opera Theatre, Springfield Opera Theatre and Opera Mid-Michigan. Recent engagements include a shared recital with cellist, Julie Albers, for Toledo Symphony’s Artists Up Close! Series; a Parisian Soiree concert in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and an Urbana, Illinois, Summer Nights recital with Emmy-award winning pianist, Eric Dalheim and Emmy-award winning cellist, Barbara Hedlund; the title role in Giulio Cesare in Egitto, with the Bel Canto Northwest in Portland, Oregon, and the role of Tolomeo in Giulio Cesare in Egitto with Ball State University Opera. In 2009, Dr. Schuetz performed a Detroit guest-artist recital with Shawn McDonald, piano, (Marygrove College); Bach's B-minor Mass with the Illinois State University Symphony Orchestra and Choir; a guest-artist chamber recital at Illinois Wesleyan University; and a chamber recital for the Fairmount Music Series in Cleveland; an Illinois Shakespeare Festival & Illinois State University's outdoor Summer Concert Series with Angelo Favis, guitar, and soprano, Michelle Vought; and the role of Tolomeo in Giulio Cesare in Egitto with the Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey. Recent engagements include an Opera Theatre Pittsburgh recital at the Carnegie Museum of Art; a Bloomington, Illinois, chamber recital for the St. John's Music Series, Carol Cherukian, Music Director; chamber recitals with the Detroit Chamber Winds; an Immanuel Bible Foundation Music Series guest-artist recital in Normal, Illinois, with Nancy Pounds, piano. Most recent performances include recitals on the 2010 Ann Arbor Art Song Festival, Kevin Bylsma, Artistic Director; a chamber recital with principal players from the New Jersey Baroque Orchestra, and the role of Ottone in Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea ; a September ISU Faculty Showcase Recital with Dr. Paul Borg, an October chamber recital at Illinois State University; tenor soloist in The Golden Symphony Series of Orff’s Carmina Burana, Dr. Glenn Block, conductor, and a December 2010, Cleveland Korner Arts Music Series chamber recital with James Clouser, Music Director. On April 28th-30th and May 1st, 2011, Dr. Schuetz will sing the role of Edimione in Cavalli’s La Calisto with Illinois Opera Theatre, Eduardo Diazmunoz, Artistic Director.