Daniel Bickle holds an undergraduate degree in Music Education from the
University of Toronto where he studied organ with Douglas Bodle, Music Director Emeritus at St. Andrew’s Church. He also has a graduate degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Illinois. For many years he was Head of Music at Branksome Hall where his choirs won numerous awards in festivals and competitions, performing widely in the United States and in England.
Following eighteen years at Branksome Hall, he moved into administration in the Toronto District School Board, retiring as a Principal in June 2010. He is presently Director of Music at St. Andrew's Church where he plays for public services, conducts two choirs, and oversees the Life & Music Program. He is also pursuing his musical interests as a choral accompanist and as a collaborative pianist.