Daniel Lapp

Daniel Lapp
Chwyl Family School of Contemporary Music, Victoria Conservatory of Music


As a fiddler, jazz trumpeter and singer/songwriter, Daniel Lapp has played on over 100 albums and performed across Canada, United States, Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, Finland and Germany with some of the world’s most renowned folk and jazz musicians. He is the winner of the B.C. Fiddle Championship and has appeared as a soloist with the CBC Chamber Orchestra as well as the Prince George, Victoria, and Vancouver Symphonies. 

In addition to maintaining an international performing career, in 2014 Daniel was appointed as the inaugural Artistic Director of the Victoria Conservatory of Music’s new Chwyl Family School of Contemporary Music, where he now under the umbrella of the VCM, continues to direct the BC Fiddle Orchestra, the “Joy of Life” Choir, and “Folkestra”, teaches fiddle and trumpet privately, and is Artistic Director of the Contemporary Music component to the VCM’s Postsecondary Diploma in Music Performance.