Danielle began learning the violin in 1990, completing AMEB studies in eighth grade violin in 2000 and fifth grade musicianship in 2001, and was awarded honours in both.
Danielle has many years of experience with ensemble playing, leading the string orchestra during her time at Hornsby Girls High School, as well as playing the guitar in the school jazz band and singing in the chamber vocal ensemble. Studying HSC music extension with a focus in performance, Danielle also played in the Schools Spectacular Orchestra, and the SBS Youth Orchestra. She has also played the violin for a variety of musicals with community musical societies, in string quartets and duo’s, and performed as a back up musician at the 2003 Annual Aria Awards.
She enjoyed teaching the violin between 2002 and 2012, when she moved from Sydney to the Central Coast, and is excited to bring her musical knowledge to the students at Stratford Music School.