Daniel Murray is a Brazilian classical guitarist specialising in contemporary music. He maintains an active career as a performer and composer, playing both as a soloist and in chamber groups in Brazil and abroad with musicians such as Paulo Bellinati, Israel de Almeida and Toninho Carrasqueira. In 1997, at the age of 15, Murray won second prize at the Concours International de Guitare of Trédrez-Locquémeau in Brittany, France. During a tour of the region, he played in destinations including Rennes, Nantes, Lannion and Paimpol. Since 2009, he has been a member of the Tau Guitar Quartet together with Breno Chaves, José Henrique de Campos and Fábio Bartoloni. He has also made two solo recordings on the Delira Música label. After a concert in California in 2010, the late guitarist and composer Oscar Castro-Neves described Murray as “an impeccable artist with a beautiful tone and heart that we feel in every note”.