The Amewrican tenor, Daniel Hershey, studied at Victor Senior High School and Victor Central in Victor, New York. He studied Mathematics at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. He obtained his Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the New England Conservatory in Boston(1999).
Daniel Hershey and has performed with various organizations in the greater Boston area including Opera Boston (formerly Boston Academy of Music), Boston Camerata, Handel and Haydn Society, New England Light Opera, Cambridge Opera, Brahrns Society Orchestra, Masterworks Chorale, Cambridge Opera, Fine Arts Chorale, The Paul Madore Chorale and Choms pro Musica.
In 2004 Daniel Hershey made his European debut in the Octobre en Normandie festival with the Boston Camerata and for the past ﬁve years has been touring the globe in “Borrowed Light", a joint production of American Shaker music and contemporary dance with the Tero Saarinen Company and the Boston Camerata. He has also been a workshop leader for Opera Boston’s "Opera Shop" program. He has also been an artist at the Brevard Music Cent in Brevard, North Carolina where he has performed in operas and collaborated with guest artists such as Martin Katz and Henry Mollicone.
Daniel Hershey's operatic and theater roles include Flute, Guillot, Laoouf, King Kaspar, Pedrillo, Trin, Frederic, Camille, St. Brioche, and Lt. Cable. He married Married Meara Jones in 2007 and currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts.