Daniel Morphy


Daniel Morphy is a celebrated percussionist, music creator and associate composer of the Canadian Music Centre. His virtuosity and versatility are his core strengths both as a soloist and collaborator. He performs regularly with the Arkora New Music Collective, the Evergreen Club Contemporary Gamelan, the Ken Shorley Trio, Art Haus Musik (San Francisco) and his Duo Quicksilver with partner Laura Chambers, flutist. He scratches his classical music itch working frequently with the Toronto Symphony, National Arts Centre Orchestra, the National Ballet of Canada, and the Esprit Orchestra.  

Daniel is most well-known for being a founding member of the TorQ Percussion Quartet. He has performed worldwide from Luxembourg to Alaska, including a full ballet production of Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring to a crowd of over 10,000 at the Burning Man festival in Black Rock City, Nevada.

Aside from musical endeavors, and enjoying roasting and drinking coffee, Daniel spent the pandemic learning to Weld.