Assistant Band Director

Mr. King is in his 6th year as an Assistant Band Director at Lovejoy High School.  

Daniel co-teaches the Marching Band, directs the Symphonic Band, assists with the Lovejoy Wind Symphony, and he is the director of the Lovejoy High School Wind Ensemble. The LHS Wind Ensemble has consistently received first division ratings at UIL concert and Sightreading contest under his direction. Daniel also serves as the drill designer for the Lovejoy High School Marching Band. 

A native of Lubbock, Daniel was a three time member TMEA All-State Band, and graduated from Texas Tech University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in Music education. While at Texas Tech, Daniel played tuba in the Texas Tech Symphonic Wind Ensemble, the University Symphony Orchestra, the Texas Tech Tuba-Euphonium ensemble, the "Goin’ Band from Raiderland." and he spent two seasons as  the principal tuba with the Big Spring Symphony orchestra. During that time, Daniel was also a 2007 semi-finalist in the Leonard Falcone International tuba/euphonium solo competition, a semi-finalist in the ITEA Arnold Jacobs mock audition in 2010 & 2012, and was a semifinalist in the Texas young artist competition in 2011. 

After graduating from Texas Tech, Daniel attended Indiana University to pursue a Masters degree in Music Performance. While he was at Indiana, Daniel performed with the Indiana University Philharmonic Orchestra, serving as Principal Tuba, and he was one of 4 finalists for "The President’s Own" United States Marine Corps Band in Washington DC. His principal studies have been with Dr. Kevin Wass, Daniel Perantoni, and Anthony Kniffen.