Choir & Voice Teacher
Danielle has sung in or directed a choir nearly every year of her life since the age of eight. As a choral and ensemble singer, Danielle has performed at Davies Hall in San Francisco; Disney Hall, Royce Hall, and the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles; San Jose City National Civic and St. Joseph’s Basilica in San Jose; and the Santa Cruz Civic and Kuumbwa Jazz in Santa Cruz. She has worked with diverse ensembles such as Areté Singers, Awaken A Capella, Superdevoiche (a Bulgarian women’s choir), and as a choral member and soloist with the UCLA Chorale and Chamber choir, and the SJSU Concert Choir. She served as the choir director at the Congregational Church of Soquel for many years, and has worked with other church, public school and after-school ensembles as a director and voice teacher.
As a vocalist, Danielle is a classically trained soprano of Norwegian heritage, she has specialized in art song from Nordic countries and she sings in Norwegian, Icelandic, Danish, Finnish, and Swedish. She also enjoys performing standard lyric soprano repertoire in English, German, French, and Italian, as well as less-commonly performed pieces in Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan and Russian. She has received recognition for her art song work by the National Association of Teachers of Singing-Bay Area, and a grant from the Scandinavian Cultural Center of Santa Cruz for her work in Scandinavian song.
She has been a soloist with the San Jose Wind Symphony, Monterey’s Del Monte Brass Band, and San Jose State’s Wind Ensemble, Jazz Orchestra, and Symphony Orchestra. She is available for live performances and special events.