As a high school student, Daniel Crain was a member of the Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony under Dr. Ciepluch’s baton. Today, as the conductor of the CYWS II Concert Winds, Mr. Crain feels honored and privileged to have the opportunity to give back to the organization which has given him so much. Mr. Crain has been a public school music educator for 11 years, and he currently serves in the Shaker Heights City School District.


  • BME, Bowling Green State University
  • MA in music, Case Western Reserve University