The Sacramento Capitolaires Welcome our new Director Dan Warschauer
Dan Warschauer Dan has been a barbershopper since 1972. He has directed several barbershop and Sweet Adelines choruses in Wisconsin and Iowa. He has also done quartetting, arranging, and coaching. In addition to his position as co-director of the Sacramento Capitolaire chorus, Dan is a member of Voices of California where he has served as bass section leader and script writer for various shows. While living in Iowa, he was also Youth Outreach Chairman for the Central States District, which included a five-state area. Dan retired from teaching public school music after thirty-six years. Prior to his teaching career he served in the US Army as a Chaplain’s Assistant, including a tour in Viet Nam. He attended the New York College of Music and holds a BA in Music Theory from Wagner College in New York and a Masters of Music Education with a Choral Emphasis from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Dan has also directed church choirs as well as community and corporate choruses. He served as public relations chairman for the Wisconsin School Music Association and was a certified judge with the WSMA as well. After his teaching career, Dan remained active in the music community as a director of music for a local church in Muscatine, Iowa and president of the Muscatine Symphony Orchestra guild. After moving to California he continued as a piano entertainer and currently plays at several area senior residences on a regular basis. He also directs a seniors chorus at one of these residences. Dan lives in Citrus Heights with his wife, Irene, a flutist. Their daughter, son, son-in-law, and one of their four grandchildren are barbershoppers.