ConductorSarah Danielle is the conductor of the Studio City Opera in the Los Angeles area. She is also the conductor of the TriRhena Symphony Orchestra and Opera in Saint-Louis, France.
A native of Chicago with dual American and French nationality, Ms. Danielle earned a double Bachelor's Degree in piano and organ performance and a Master's Degree in piano performance from Roosevelt University in Chicago. She also earned a teaching certificate in the Delcroze Method. Ms. Danielle then continued her training in Europe where she earned a Master's Degree (Konzert Diplom) in orchestral conducting from the Musikhochschule Luzern in Switzerland.
In Europe, in addition to her post as conductor of the TriRhena Opera, Ms Danielle has conducted the Luzern Philharmonic, Berliner Symphoniker, Teplice Philharmonic (CZ), Orchestre Symphonique de Mulhouse, France and the Regio Chor in Basel, Switzerland. She was also commissioned by a Hollywood composer to conduct a musical submission for an independent film project with the Collegium Musicum in Mulhouse, France. Ms Danielle served as assistant conductor to Marko Letonja in Strasbourg, France for the Opera National du Rhin production of Janacek's "z mrtveho Domu" (From the House of the Dead).
In California, Sarah Danielle was a regular guest conductor of the University Campus Choir of UCLA. She also conducted the Colburn Institute Youth Orchestra in Los Angeles and the Chamber Opera of the University of Southern California in a world premier of composer, Daron Hagen's, "Broken Pieces".
Sarah Danielle is also an orchestrator and composer. While in Europe, she orchestrated Tchaikowski's piano work, "the Seasons" for full orchestra and conducted her own orchestrations with the Junge Philharmonie Zentralschweiz in Switzerland. In Los Angeles, she has taken on the great challenge of orchestrating large opera works for small ensembles to make classical music more accessible and affordable (Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel).