Danielle Braga, Piano


Danielle Braga is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, with a Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance with a minor in piano pedagogy.

Danielle is passionate about music education and curriculum design, and is approaching her eighth year of teaching. While studying with piano pedagogy professor Dr. Andrea McAlister at Oberlin, Danielle gained experience in a variety of private and group teaching settings. Her most recent pedagogical endeavor was an exploration of intermediate technical methods, which is awaiting publication. While at Oberlin, Danielle served as a teacher in the Oberlin Secondary Student Teaching Program and was selected as a theory and aural skills tutor for her peers at Oberlin Conservatory.

Throughout her high school career in the pianist program of the Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA), Danielle received awards including the Most Promising Pianist Award in 2013, the Virtuosity, Talent, and Enthusiasm Award in 2014, and the Outstanding Senior Award in 2015. At OCSA, Danielle had the privilege of performing in countless master classes for esteemed artists, such as John Perry and the Anderson and Roe Duo.

Danielle’s performance career has taken her from Carnegie Hall and Segerstrom Hall in the U.S. to the White Hall in Tallinn, Estonia, and the Union of Composers Hall in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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