Danielle Williams

Director of Education

Danielle Williams is a composer, conductor, and passionate music educator who uses her international experiences to shape her role as a pedagogue and inspire artistic collaborations. Her passion to use music as a tool for social change has led Danielle to explore creative global methods of music education focused around collaborative composition, student-led initiatives, and peace education methods. She currently serves as Director of Education at the OrchKids program. From 2016-18 she lived in Palestine, teaching and conducting at the Al Kamandjati Music School. Previously, Danielle established and directed the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra’s education programs from 2013-16. Prior to Boston, she spent two years in Tanzania teaching piano, flute, and voice lessons at the Umoja Music School. Danielle received her Master’s Degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Composition from Vanderbilt University. Here her performances and compositions at www.DanielleWilliamsMusic.com.