Teaching

In addition to maintaining a studio of piano students in Los Angeles, Danny teaches masterclasses and workshops at colleges and universities throughout the U.S. He is a Scholar-in-Residence at the Kutler Center for Interdisciplinary Studies and Independent Research at the Harvard-Westlake School, and he is also the chair of the music program at The Academy of Creative Education at The Oakwood School. He periodically teaches at College of the Desert, Norco College, and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at CalState University San Bernardino (Palm Desert campus).

From 2008-2014 Danny served on the faculty of The Herb Alpert School of Music at California Institute of the Arts, where he has also taught in the School of Theater (2004-2006). He was formerly Senior Musician in the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures, and he has also taught at California Music Academy, The Conservatory of the Arts at The Center (Pasadena), and the Hollywood Pop Academy.

Danny was formerly a graduate teaching assistant and tutor in music theory at California Institute of the Arts (2004-2006).  And as a Teaching Fellow in the Smith College music department (2002-2004), he directed the aural skills program and founded the Smith College Rhythm Ensemble.