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Daniel Hodan

Daniel Hodan

Lecturer I

Professional Preparation

Master’s Arts and Humanities- - Aesthetic Studies/Guitar
University of Texas at Dallas
Bachelor of Music - Guitar/Music Education
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX


First two place awards - University of Texas Brownsville Guitar Festival [2010]


Adjunct faculty
Dallas County Community College District, Dallas, TX [1972–Present]
Applied Guitar, Guitar classes, Music Fundamentals and Music Appreciation
University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas [1980–1984]
Guitar classes
Teaching Assistant
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX [1974–1976]
Guitar classes


  • Phi Theta Kappa 1973- Texas Teacher Certification, All level Music-1978 
  • Diplomas 2009 and 2010, Chamber Arts Madrid music festival Madrid, Spain 
  • Performed in the opening ceremonies for the 2010 Texas Guitar Competition 
  • Opened for David Russell- Texas Guitar Competition 2009 
  • Member of the Guitar orchestra accompanying William Kanengiser for the Shingo Fujii Concerto 2010 
  • Performed in Master Classes of Jose Tomas, Elliot Fisk, Pepe Romero, Moreno Torroba, Alexis Muzurakis, Raul Olmos and Karoline Krumst 
  • Artistic advisory board member Dallas Classic Guitar Society 1990-2000 
  • Performer for the Guitar in the Community Program for the Dallas classic Guitar Society 1990-2000 
  • Preformed and recorded with numerous local music ensembles, including the Tommy Irvin Band, Folk like us, and the Tornado Brothers Band 
  • Extensive long term performance engagements at numerous local venues, festivals and events 
  • ASCAP writer or co-writer on numerous contemporary songs 
  • 2010-2011-2012 Collin County College Classical Guitar Competition - Adjudicator 
  • 2010-2011-2012-2013  UTD International Guitar competition youth division - Adjudicator