Some of his most celebrated songs, such as “Here I Am, Lord,” “City of God,” and Sing a New Song,” are from his years of collaboration with the St. Louis Jesuits. More recent compositions like To Praise You and his Mass setting, Mass of Christ the Savior continue to exhibit that enduring ability to reach into people’s hearts, young and old, drawing them into prayer.
In addition to his Jesuit formation, Dan holds two master’s degrees, one in theology and one in liturgy, from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. He did graduate studies in music composition under the direction of Fr. Kevin Waters, S.J. at Seattle University. He received three honorary doctoral degrees for his contribution to the life of the church.
Dan has served as liturgist and music director in various pastoral and academic settings. In addition to the writing of many articles, Dan authored a component of a major catechetical program, Into the Fields (23rd Publications 2006), and later authored a book, Walking the Sacred Path – Spiritual Exercises for Today.
Currently, Dan is composer-in-residence at the University of San Francisco. He continues to compose new music, write about spirituality and is a speaker in demand at events worldwide. Learn more at DanSchutte.com.
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|Parish Mission||August 15, 2013||Woodruff, WI, US|
|Age to Age: Generations of Faith Concert||August 16, 2013||Woodruff, WI, US|
|Concert and Workshop||August 23, 2013||London, ON, CA|
|Age to Age: Generations of Faith Concert||October 04, 2013||Scranton, PA, US|
|Diocese of Scranton Congress Day 2013||October 05, 2013||Scranton, PA, US|
|Age to Age: Generations of Faith Concert||October 11, 2013||Garden Grove, CA, US|
|Concert and Workshop||October 18, 2013 - October 19, 2013||Elmhurst, IL, US|
|Call To Action Conference||November 01, 2013 - November 02, 2013||Milwaukee, WI, US|
|Concert & Workshop||November 16, 2013 - November 17, 2013||Appleton, WI, US|
|Advent Evening of Music and Prayer||December 04, 2013||San Jose, CA, US|
|Retreat||March 06, 2014 - March 08, 2014||Saginaw, MI, US|
|Lenten Reflection and Workshop||March 15, 2014 - March 17, 2014||Buena Vista, CO, US|
|Lenten Reflection and Workshop||April 04, 2014 - April 05, 2014||Savage, MN, US|
|Concert||November 21, 2014||Germantown, NY, US|
The University of San Francisco
2006 Doctor of Music, Honoris Causa
1980 Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa
The University of Scranton
2011 Jubilate Deo Award
Presented by the National Association of Pastoral Musicians
1976, 1977, 1978, and 1981 Grammy Nominations
In collaboration with The St. Louis Jesuits
1983 Distinguished Alumni Award
1981 Alumni Merit Award
St. Louis University
2001 Unity Award
Song of the Year, “Here I Am, Lord”