instructor & co-founder
Bass, Ukulele, Co-founder, & Administrative Staff
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Danielle has been involved with music almost her entire life and has learned and performed approximately 400 songs at over 100 rock shows. She was part of the original Rockers student group at RiverCity Rock Star Academy and currently performs in the Rebels and Royals programs. In addition to being a student at RiverCity, Danielle has assisted at the Rock Star Camp every summer and numerous RiverCity special events. Danielle was also a student for over seven years with the Portland School of Rock.
Although she began her musical experience playing keys, guitar and singing, she has since expanded to include bass, drums and ukulele as well. Danielle loves all types of music, but some of her key influences include The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, Stevie Wonder, and the Eagles, as well as female music icons Diana Ross, Carole King, Aretha Franklin, and Deborah Harry. Her current favorite band is Mom Jeans.
Beyond music, Danielle has been involved with theater and has performed in numerous local productions. Danielle is currently a senior at Whittier College and is graduating in May with a degree in History. She is a 2018 graduate of West Salem High School, where she was active with the Choir of the Titans, student government, National Honor Society, Math Inspiring New Dreams (M.I.N.D.) service club, and a guest music columnist for the Titan Spectator student newspaper.