DAN MAHER session guitarist guitar banjo slide guitar ukulele music director

Dan Maher stands as a highly accomplished and sought-after guitarist and
musical director within the music industry. With a dynamic and enriching career
that spans a wide spectrum of musical domains, Dan has left an indelible mark on
the industry. From electrifying live performances to behind-the-scenes studio
mastery, his journey boasts a myriad of achievements.

Dan has shared his musical passions and talents with some of the industry’s brightest stars. Collaborations include the likes of Rita Ora, Little Mix, Adam Lambert, Joe Jonas, Kelly Rowland, Ronan Keating, Harry Connick Jr., Sutton Foster, Tina Arena, Cody Simpson, Guy Sebastian, Amy Shark, Delta Goodrem, Sam Fischer, and many more. These collaborations not only underline his musical prowess and stage craft, but also highlight his ability to seamlessly blend genres to captivate diverse audiences. Dan’s TV presence has been nothing short of ubiquitous.

From taking the stage as the house band for acclaimed shows like
Australian Idol, The Voice, Dancing With The Stars, and Name That Tune (FOX USA) ,to lending his recording expertise to productions like The Masked Singer and Australia’s Got Talent, his sonic presence resonates on the airwaves. Elevating his craft further, Dan’s guest performances with artists have illuminated prestigious stages worldwide. From the Ellen DeGeneres Show to MTV World Stage, Fire Fight, Nickelodeon SlimeFest, ARIA Music Awards, and Australian Of The Year Awards, his magnetic presence has left audiences wanting more. 

Dan’s musical journey has also flourished in the theatre realm, having played on over 60 Australian theatrical productions, including The Bodyguard, Jersey Boys, Cats, Dreamlover, and Ladies in Black, further cementing his legacy as a highly versatile musician. He has collaborated with luminaries like prolific film and theatre composer Stephen Schwartz, as well as joining forces with Boublil & Schönberg for the ‘Do You Hear The People Sing’ tour, leaving an impact that is felt beyond the stage. Dan has also been published and featured in several prestigious music publications including GUITAR WORLD magazine, Mixdown magazine, Happy Mag, Australian Musician, among others.


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