Piano Teacher in Edmond
Email: [email protected]
Years Experience: 16
Travel: Willing to travel
As a graduate of Oklahoma City University, Danielle majored in music composition with an emphasis in piano performance. She holds the position of Revelation Youth Choir Director at Church of the Servant in Oklahoma City. Teaching composition and piano since 2007, she has a passion for sharing her knowledge and experience with her students. As a composer, she has written for the Quartz Mountain Institute, Oklahoma City’s branch of El Sistema, Church of the Servant, and the Michael Presents concert series. In her compositions she uses a variety of styles and instruments, writing works for chamber ensembles, flute, harp, orchestra, piano, and percussion. Some of her major works include The Phoenix Violin Concerto and a Middle-Eastern inspired piece entitled Burgundy Sands, which makes use of exotic percussion instruments as well as creative percussive techniques on the guitar. To date, Danielle has had thirty-two public performances of her works. She has presented compositions during masterclasses, including one with the legendary orchestrator and composer Jonathan Tunick. As a featured composer on the Michael Presents concert series in the spring of 2014, she performed, conducted, and sang many of her works including a newly commissioned violin and piano duet entitled “Towards Us”. In addition to teaching, composing, and directing, she regularly performs as a pianist and percussionist. With 15 years of experience, Danielle has performed solo at various concerts in Oklahoma City and has accompanied choirs, singers, and instrumentalists. She studied composition with renowned composers and professors Dr. Edward Knight, Callen Clarke, and Jerod Tate. Most recently, she traveled as a musical ambassador to Costa Rica with Friendship Force of Oklahoma. As a teacher, director, performer, and composer she works to use her talents to create a better artistic society for her home state of Oklahoma.
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