Danielle Fisher is an educator, composer, and performer living in Fort Worth, TX. Danielle is currently an Assistant Band Director in Alvarado ISD, where she teaches 5th Grade general music and beginning, middle, and high school band. She spends much of her time composing and arranging for her own students in the Alvarado band program. Danielle enjoys composing and arranging for her colleagues and their young ensembles throughout the country. In addition to her work in public schools, Danielle currently serves as Staff Arranger for Maryland Chamber Winds, and has produced over fifteen original compositions, transcriptions, and arrangements for MCW since 2016.
Danielle received a B.M.E. in Music Education and a B.M. in Music Theory/Composition from Illinois State University where she studied composition with David Maslanka, Martha Horst, and David Feurzeig. After her undergraduate work, Danielle freelanced and managed large studios of trumpet and french horn students, first in central Illinois and then in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex while she completed her M.M. in Music Education at the University of North Texas. Her Master’s thesis led her to develop her Little Band Big Impact project, making the complexities of classical orchestration accessible to even beginner-level bands.
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