Biography

IMG_0533Guitarist and singer-songwriter, Daniel Ondaro has more than a decade’s worth of experience performing both original and cover material worldwide. He is currently on tour throughout the US and Europe while preparing to release his fourth solo album. Daniel’s shows include a wide range of styles including Country, Folk, Americana and Brazilian music influenced by decades of North American, European, and Latin American Music.

Daniel’s experience includes working as a featured performer on cruise ships, performing in various locations worldwide since 2016. Daniel spent the years 2013-2016 living in Berlin, Germany where he lead the musical group, “The Shy Birds” and performed throughout Europe. While in Germany, he released his solo EP, “Rise” (2016) his solo LP “Summer Days” (2015) and his band’s self-titled LP, “The Shy Birds” (2014).

Daniel is a native of Colorado, USA where in 2013 he released his debut solo EP, “Ao Brasil”. In 2011/2012 he was a front man for the original Pop/Latin group, NuMundo. The group’s highlights include performances at festivals in Colorado and Singapore as well as a fully funded Kickstarter campaign for their debut LP, “Our Song” produced and recorded in Denver, Colorado in 2012. His other US collaborations include work with nationally recognized artists/groups since 2008.

As an educator, Daniel has taught hundreds of beginning to advanced guitar students at the University of Colorado, Boulder and privately since 2007. He began studying at CU, Boulder in 2004 and in 2008 received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Musicology and World Music. During his time at CU, he studied a wide variety of vocal and guitar styles including Classical and Brazilian. He graduated from Rocky Mountain High School in Fort Collins, Colorado in 2004.

Daniel is currently active as a guitar teacher, recording artist, and touring musician in Europe and the United States. He plays C.F. Morrison and Taylor guitars.