Founder / Manager
Daniel is an Artist Manager, Brand Strategist, and Commercial Photographer with over 20 years in the music industry and 25 years in production
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New Classical Artist Management (NCAM)
New Classical Artist Management (NCAM), founded in 2020 by Daniel Welch and Keith Chambers, is a boutique agency focusing on a small number of artists, developing them as known professionals in the opera industry through brand recognition, exceptional artistry, and modern business acumen.
Founder / Manager
Owner of The Beard & Lens, a brand strategy and consulting company, Daniel combines is previous experience to bring life-learned best practices and real perspective to developing artist, Arts organization, and small business brands. Goal-driven planning and execution are a much-needed skill set as opera adapts to modern media and marketing.
Daniel has worked as a performer, producer, session musician, composer, and director. From working with Grammy-winning producers to writing for multiple artists, he's been a contracted professional and active member of music industry since 1997. He holds a bachelors and two graduate degrees in opera performance, and performed regularly as a Verdi baritone.
Mr. Welch has a strong background in visual media, as a producer, director, and commercial photographer. Known for his lifestyle portraits and commercial production, he has focused much of his effort on the Arts and its many moving pieces.
Daniel has also worked as an actor on both the stage and in front of the camera. He regularly coaches On-CameraFor Opera Singers and character-driven acting, stemming from his experience directing for commercial media, plays, and opera.
Vocal Performance (RWC, UMKC)
Visual Storytelling (FIT)
Business / Marketing (Wharton School)
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