Daniel L. Dorty is the Director of Music and Organist at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Mechanicsburg, PA, and the collaborative pianist and organist for the nationally recognized Susquehanna Chorale.
Mr. Dorty serves on the Mount Gretna Summer Bible Festival board and accompanies its 200-voice massed choir. He has collaborated with such well-known composers and arrangers as Joseph M. Martin, Lloyd Larson, Howard Helvey, Heather Sorenson, Patti Drennan, Mary McDonald, and Kristyn and Keith Getty. He attended Messiah College, where he majored in church music with a concentration in organ.
Mr. Dorty also maintains a private studio, teaching organ, piano, and voice in Boiling Springs, PA. He frequently serves as an accompanist in the surrounding communities. He has accompanied the Messiah College Choral Arts Society, the Wheatland Chorale, Central Pennsylvania Oratorio Singers, the Harrisburg Opera Company, Men in Harmony, and many other choirs, professional vocalists, and instrumentalists.
His private teachers have included Linda L. Tedford, C. Randall Williams, Shawn Gingrich, Brenda Lynne Leach, Joan Frey Boytim, Philip Shuman, and Helen-Louise Wagner.
Mr. Dorty is a member of the American Choral Directors Association and the American Guild of Organists, where he serves on the board of the Harrisburg chapter.