Dr. Daniel Jordan is an instructor and musicologist at the Glenn Gould School, Royal Conservatory of Music. Daniel is also serving as a postdoctoral researcher at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Daniel’s current research focuses on music, aesthetics, and cultural policy during the Cold War. He is concentrating on the governments and geographical regions of Canada, Latvia, and Ukraine.
Daniel is the author of Coros y Danzas: Folk Music and Spanish Nationalism in the Early Franco regime, 1939-1953 published by Oxford University Press (2023). He has also written a peer-reviewed article for Music & Letters and book reviews for Revue de musicologie.
Daniel regularly presents papers at the annual meetings of the American Musicological Society, the British Forum of Ethnomusicology, and the Royal Musical Association.
Daniel wrote his PhD thesis at the University of Cambridge on the music, gender, and politics of Francoist Spain. He also holds a Master of Music in Piano Performance with Distinction from the Royal College of Music, London, and a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance with Distinction from the University of Victoria.
Daniel continues to perform as a pianist alongside his academic career.