Danaë Xanthe Vlasse is the director of Music Vision Studios, where she teaches piano, theory and composition. She is an MTNA Nationally Certified Teacher with a degree in Piano Performance and active teaching experience since 2005. As a composer she has contributed to the film industry, and her work as been featured on international radio broadcast. Mrs. Vlasse was the 2019 Composer in Residence for the Sterling Ensemble. She is also active as a lyricist, producer and recording artist, with honors from the Producer's Choice Awards, Clouzine International Music Awards, Radio Music Awards, multi-recipient of the Global Music Awards, and the Peace Song Awards, as well as a multiple-winner of the MTAC “Composers Today” Advanced Division, multiple-winner (including Album of The Year) at the Indie Music Channel Awards, nominated at the Independent Music Awards, and multi-nominated at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards, as well as a semi-finalist at The American Prize. Furthermore, she is active in collaborations with other composers from all over the world; she has worked with composers and musicians living all over Europe, the Middle-East and India. She is an Indie Collaborative Official Artist. A select group of Mrs. Vlasse's compositions are published by bpr music, and she is an artist on the MSR Classics label.
"Utterly amazing... a level of musical beauty unlikely to have been touched thus far... unquestionably magnificent."
~ Steve Sheppard ~ One World Music Radio ("Solstice")
Mrs. Vlasse’s music has been extremely well received by critics, audiences and professional musicians. Her "Neo-Romantic" works have been so appreciated by her colleagues that many teachers (including Antoinette Perry of USC) have asked for copies of scores so they can include these pieces in their student's performances and competitions.
Nearly all of Mrs. Vlasse’s music has been premiered; her music has been performed by Grammy® winning pianist Nadia Shpachenko, as well as other influential award-winning pianists, such as Mina Perry, Robert Thies, Bryan Pezzone, Hoang Nguyen, Arsen Jamkotchian, Brendan White, Carlos Marquez (Spain), Tri Nguyen (France), Joaquim Bonal Sarro (Spain) and Harout Senekeremian. Other performers include GRAMMY®-winning soprano Hila Plitmann and multi-award winning soprano Sangeeta Kuar, Grammy® nominated cellist Éru Matsumoto, Long-Beach-Symphony principal cellist Cecilia Tsan, Los-Angeles-Opera principle cellist John Walz, and LA-Philharmonic violinist Mischa Lefkowitz, as well as the string quartet comprised of: Ben Bartelt and Anna Corcoran, violin, Virginie d'Avezac, viola, and Mark Bassett, cello, and harpists Marcia Dickstein, and Jacqueline Marshall.
David Wilcox, the director and choreographer of the Longbeach Ballet, has also choreographed dance to Danaë's music. Ballerina Aitana Jordan, and figure-skater Madeline Stammen (with Cirque Du Soliel) have also incorporated Danaë's music into their performance routines.
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