Daniel M. Reck has been ringing handbells for over fifteen years, and has performed solo and ensemble repertoire on tour in the United States, the Czech Republic, Austria, and France. A member of the Handbell Musicians of America, he was selected to perform with the 2011 National All-Star Ensemble in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Reck is presently Media Director for the Allegro Handbell Ensemble of the Union Church of Hinsdale, Illinois, and has been a music instructor at Hinsdale Central High School and Monmouth College in Illinois, and at the Indiana Academy at Ball State University in Indiana. He has directed church music programs in Indiana and Illinois.
As a composer, Reck has written and published works for symphonic band and orchestra, handbell ensemble, and various other small ensembles. The works are published by forzandoArts.
Originally from the Chicago area, Reck studied computer science and music at DePauw University in Indiana, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree. He holds a Master of Science in Education and Social Policy degree from Northwestern University in Illinois.
Reck rings three and a half octaves (44) of bronze handbells cast in Sellersville, Pennsylvania, by Schulmerich Carillons, Inc.