Horn & Staff Arranger
Danielle LeAnn Fisher has composed music for wind ensemble, chamber ensembles, solo performers, children’s musical theatre, and films. Her works have been performed throughout the United States at venues such as University of North Texas, Illinois State University, Illinois Weslyan University, Michigan State University, the Sitka Alaska Fine Arts Camp, and with notable ensembles including the critically acclaimed Apollo Duo and the Maryland Chamber Winds.
Herself a horn player, Danielle is drawn to compose works for wind instruments and her pieces enjoy frequent performances by her many friends in the field of wind music. Before beginning her band directing career where she currently serves in Alvarado, Texas, Fisher managed a large studio of trumpet and horn students in the Dallas/Ft.Worth Metroplex where she still enjoys an active freelance career. As a conductor, she has served as a guest clinician throughout the country working specifically on brass pedagogy and has spent much of her time composing for young musicians in small and large ensemble settings.
Danielle received dual degrees in Music Education and Composition/Theory from Illinois State University. She has studied privately with David Maslanka, David Feurzeig, Martha Horst, and Kirsten Broberg. She recently graduated with a M.M. in Music Education at the University of North Texas.