Native of St. John's, Newfoundland, Danielle Greene is a current member of the violin section in the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. She holds an Artist Diploma in Violin Performance from The Glenn Gould School of The Royal Conservatory where she studied with Barry Shiffman and Erika Raum, as well as a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from the University ofToronto, where she studied under the tutelage of Jonathan Crow.
Two-time winner of the Glenn Gould School's Chamber Music Competition (in both duo and quartet categories), Danielle has been nothing short of active in the Toronto music scene over the past number of years. She has made solo appearances in venues throughout the city: Koerner Hall, the Canadian Opera Company, the Canadian Music Center, and the University of Toronto President's Residence, to name a few. Ms. Greene has served as Concertmaster for numerous orchestras, including the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, the Royal Conservatory Orchestra and New Music Ensemble, the University ofToronto Symphony Orchestra, and the Colorado College Symphony Orchestra. On numerous occasions, Danielle has performed alongside Canada's most acclaimed violinists, including Jeanne Lamon, Jonathan Crow, Nancy Dahn, and Andrew Wan. Additionally, Danielle has won several concerto competitions: she played her debut performance of Chausson's Poeme with the University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra, as well as a performance of Glazunov's Violin Concerto in Colorado. Furthermore, Ms. Greene has performed in public masterclasses for some of the worlds most renowed artists, notably Noah Bendix Balgey (Concertmaster, Berlin Philharmonic), Benjamin Bowman (Concertmaster, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra), and the Julliard String Quartet, to name a few.
Most recently, Danielle won second prize at the 2022 Orford Music Award Competition in Quebec. Additionally, Danielle's string quartet was a finalist for the 2022 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition in London, UK. In the fall of 2021, Danielle was part of a small chamber ensemble, Les Jeunes Virtuoses, led by Denis Brott as part of the Montreal Chamber Music Festival. This fall, Ms. Greene will be joining the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra as Guest Concertmaster for the opening program of their 2022-23 season. Ms Greene has also been asked to substitute with many other orchestras around the country, such as Agora Ensemble in Montreal and Symphony Nova Scotia in Halifax.