Daniel Hathaway

  • Visiting Teacher of Music Journalism


• BA, Harvard College, 1967
• MDiv, Episcopal Divinity School, 1971


Daniel Hathaway launched ClevelandClassical.com in September, 2008, after a 31-year tenure as music director of Cleveland’s Trinity Cathedral, where he founded the Wednesday Noon Brownbag Concert Series and Trinity Chamber Orchestra. A graduate of Harvard College and the Episcopal Divinity School, he also pursued graduate studies in historical musicology at Princeton and Harvard universities. Before coming to Cleveland in 1977, Hathaway served as head of humanities at the Sunset Hill School in Kansas City and as head of arts at Groton School in Massachusetts. In Cleveland, he has served on the music staff of Cleveland Opera, Great Lakes Theater Festival, and the faculty of Laurel School. As an organist, Hathaway has played recitals in the U.S., England, France, Germany, and Austria. He team-teaches courses in music journalism at Oberlin and is a member of the Music Critics Association of North America.