Daniel Auner started his first conducting lessons in 2013 with Maestro Prof. Conrad Artmüller in Vienna, following the conducting school of the famous Hans Swarowski. Daniel conducts regularly in Vienna the Vienna Residence Orchestra, where he holds the position of a so-called "Stehgeiger". This orchestra, as well as the Hofburg Orchestra focuses its repertoire very much on the music written by the Strauss Dynasty, it was very common that the conductor does not just stand in the front but plays sometimes together with the first violins. Every summer, Daniel has conducted and led the Camerata Hunyadi, the chamber orchestra of the Sommerkonzerte Wienerwald Festival; performing with soloists like the pianists Paul Gulda, Maximilian Flieder and the cellist Thomas Auner several concerts throughout July. Additionally Daniel has conducted and led the Hofburg Orchestra Vienna, the Residenz Orchestra Vienna, the Yambol Chamber Orchestra in Bulgaria, the Orchestra of St. Pauls, the Divertimento Orchestra, the Sinfonia por el Perú and others. He gave his first debut at Wiener Konzerthaus conducting the Hofburg Orchestra in 2017.
Since 2018 he is one of the main conductors and leader of the Strauss Festival Orchestra Vienna with appearences in Russia, Italy, Lithuania, Japan, Estonia a.o.
In 2019 Daniel became chief conductor and artistic director of the MSO, the Mödlinger Symphonisches Orchester.