Violinist Danielle Girard is currently based in Saint John, New Brunswick. She is a Teaching Artist at Sistema New Brunswick and is active as a performer of both chamber and orchestral music. Danielle has performed with numerous ensembles throughout Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick, including the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, Orchestre de la Francophonie, Symphony New Brunswick and Orchestra London. As a chamber musician she has performed at the Canadian Opera Company’s Free Concert Series at the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre and the Art Gallery of Ontario. Her current ensemble, Port City 5 can be seen performing to sold out audiences at the Saint John Theatre Company, as well as many other venues in the Saint John area.
Danielle holds a Master of Music degree from the University of Toronto, as well as an Artist Diploma from the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory. Committed to education and outreach, she has taught at the National Music Camp of Canada and has given performances and workshops in elementary and secondary schools throughout downtown Toronto. Danielle grew up in London, Ontario,
where she began her first musical studies at the age of nine.