Upcoming Events

Dan's schedule of events/appearances, plus other opportunities (in italics) to sing or hear Dan's major works


Updated March 2022

FEB 23-24 — Southern ACDA Conference, Raleigh NC, including opening concert performance of Jubilate Deo, Meet the Composer sessions, and signings.

MARCH 4  — Meet the Composer Session, Alabama State University Choirs (HBCU, Montgomery Alabama).

MARCH 16-19  — Residency at Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan) including Jubilate Deo performance.

APRIL 24 — Louisville Philharmonic (Kentucky) performing LUX, with Dan present.

APRIL 25 — Westminster Sacred Music Series presentation (online; registration required)

JUNE 12 — Traverse City, MI: Dan performing in Ukraine Benefit concert at First Congregational Church with Russ Larimer. Concert includes piano solos as well as Requiem for the Living.

JUNE 20 (1:30 PM) — Dan presenting Beckenhorst Press/Music of Dan Forrest reading session at Lake Junaluska.

JUNE 27  — Dr. Pearl Shangkuan conducting Requiem for the Living in Carnegie Hall.

JUNE 27  — Dan in residence at Southwark Cathedral, London for festival performance of Requiem for the Living – choirs from UK, Spain, Colorado, California, and Virginia, conducted by Dr. Catherine Sailer.

JULY 1-3 — Dan in residence in Solomeo, Italy, with Musica Teatro Cucinelli for their Villa Solomei Festival performance of his music including the premiere of their commissioned 16-minute work for chorus and orchestra, Pater Noster (written in 2020 but delayed premiere and release).

SEPTEMBER 10 — Dan speaking at AGO Greenville Chapter meeting, First Presbyterian Church Greenville SC.

SEPTEMBER 11 and 17  — Dan accompanying joint choir concert of his music with Covenant Presbyterian (Hendersonville NC) Sept 11, and Mitchell Road Presbyterian (Greenville SC) Sept 17.

SEPTEMBER 29-OCTOBER 1 — Dan coaching/accompanying rehearsals and concert at First Baptist, Waco, TX.

OCTOBER 8 — Dan attending/speaking at premiere of “Hallelu Yah: Three Psalms of Praise” with Rivertree Singers, Greenville, SC.

OCTOBER 11-21 — (Rescheduled from 2021) Dan accompanying choral tour of Israel with Music Celebrations International and Voices of Faith Chorus, with all-Forrest program performed in four Israeli cities.

OCTOBER 31 — Premiere performance (London, UK) of SSAA version of LUX: The Dawn From On High. (Dan not present)

DECEMBER 4 — Worship services and afternoon concert at First Presbyterian Jacksonville FL.


JAN 27-28 — Workshop with Carolina Voices, Charlotte, NC.

FEB 13 — Festival performance of LUX SSAA version at Morningside Presbyterian, Atlanta, with Dan accompanying, including Vox Anima London, USC Women’s Choir, Mercer University Women’s Choir, Morningside Presbyterian, and others.

FEB 22-25 — National ACDA Conference, Cincinnati. (Accompanying various performances including National SSAA Honor Choir Ubi Caritas; other involvement TBA)

MARCH 17-19 — Hosting/performing with Staley High School and Tracy Resseguie (including newly commissioned piece, “Let me Listen” at Furman University’s Daniel Chapel and at Mitchell Road Presbyterian Church (concert and worship).

APRIL 1-3 — In residence at with Manhattan Concert Productions for performance of Jubilate Deo and other works (TBD) conducted by Pearl Shangkuan in Carnegie Hall.

APRIL 13-15 — In residence at with Choirs of America/Harmony Productions for performance of Jubilate Deo and other works (TBD) conducted by Craig Hella Johnson in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center.

MAY 5-7 — Church Weekend at First Presbyterian Church Spartanburg (SC).

TBA: Major Work performance in Hawaii with Dan Attending

JUNE 8-9 — Pearl Shangkuan conducting Ubi Caritas at the Basilica of Assisi and the Vatican, Italy. (Dan’s attendance not yet determined, TBA). 

JUNE 12 — Requiem for the Living performance in Carnegie Hall, Dr Jennaya Robison conducting with Manhattan Concert Productions. (Dan not in attendance).

JUNE 21 — In residence with Vox Anima London, Dr. Jamie Meaders conducting LUX in Southwark Cathedral.

JUNE 25 — Requiem for the Living performance in Carnegie Hall, Dr. Warren Cook conducting with Mid-America Productions. (Dan not in attendance).

NOVEMBER 4-5 — Premiere of new major work with Wayne Oratorio Society, Philadelphia.