• BS, music education, Chestnut Hill College
  • MM, string pedagogy, Temple University 

Danielle Garrett comes from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She earned her BS in Music Education from Chestnut Hill College, and her MM in String Pedagogy from Temple University. She has studied violin under Booker Rowe of The Philadelphia Orchestra and Helen Kwalwasser at Temple University. Additionally she has taken an advanced conducting course with Maestro Luis Biava and has been coached and mentored by Maestro Gary White of the Philadelphia Sinfonia Association. This past season, she was a conducting fellow with the Allentown Symphony. Ms. Garrett has attended conducting workshops at The Juilliard School, Oberlin Conducting Institute, Bard Conservatory Conducting Institute, International Women’s Conducting Workshop at the New York Conducting Institute, and Smoky Mountain International Conducting Institute.  Ms. Garrett is a clinician and featured guest conductor at PA music festivals. Current positions include conductor of the Philadelphia Sinfonia Players Youth Orchestra, Temple University adjunct instructor of the OWLchestra String Orchestra, and ensemble librarian for the instrumental music department.