Daniel Rios joined the Jacksonville Symphony as Second Oboe/English horn in the Fall of 2017. He has held positions with the San Antonio Symphony, Wichita Symphony, Tulsa Opera, CityMusic Cleveland, and Boston Philharmonic Orchestra. Daniel studied at the New England Conservatory in Boston, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and the Oberlin Conservatory. He has also been a fellow at the Round Top Festival Institute, the Music Academy of the West, and the National Repertory Orchestra.
Daniel has had the opportunity to perform chamber music with a variety of performers around the country. Recent highlights include performances of the music of J.S. Bach with the choral group Seraphic Fire and a performance at the Kennedy Center of John Adams’ Chamber Symphony, under the direction of the composer. In addition, he has performed as a guest musician with The Cleveland Orchestra and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Daniel currently lives in the St. Nicholas neighborhood of Jacksonville with his wife, violinist Megan McClendon, their one-year old son, Mateo, and their dog, Emmylou.