Danielle is currently a student at Harvard University and is enrolled in the joint five year Harvard-New England Conservatory AB/MM Program for music composition. She began composing at the age of 11 as a student of Alla Elana Cohen, New England Conservatory of Music. In the fall of 2010, Danielle began studying composition with Kati Agocs at the Conservatory.
Danielle is a five-time finalist and 2005 winner of the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award, a 2010 National Foundation for Advancement of the Arts Finalist, 2009 MTNA National Finalist, a 2009 New York Art Ensemble emerging composer, and 2009 Pikes Peak Young Composers Competition first place winner. She participated in the 2008 Young Artists Composition Program at the Tanglewood Institute, Lenox, MA. Danielle has composed over 50 original pieces, including solo and duo piano works, chamber pieces, three symphonies and a ballet.
Ms. Rabinowitz's music has been performed at the 2003-9 Festivals for Contemporary Music at the New England Conservatory, the 100th Birthday celebration of Jordan Hall, the 10th Annual Bridgewater State College New Music Festival, the Pikes Peak Winners Concert in Colorado Springs and the Karen Sokolof Javitch Award Concert, Omaha, NE, among others. Danielle’s pieces have also been performed at Master Classes with Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Chen Yi, Nico Muhly, Sebastien Currier, Malcolm Peyton, Michael Gandolfi, Yehudi Wyner, William Bolcom, and the Ethel String Quartet. A recent composition of six haikus for SATB, Blossoms at Night, was premiered by Chorus Boston in May, 2010 in Boston, MA and will be performed in Nagano and Tokyo, Japan, Summer 2011. She will be a guest composer at the 7th Issa Festival, sponsored by the Japan Foundation, and has been commissioned to compose two additional works for this occasion.
Danielle also studies piano and has had solo and piano duo performances at Carnegie Hall (Weill Hall); she is part of a duo piano team with her twin sister, Arielle. She is an accomplished visual artist (drawing and collage) and recently became a member of the Cambridge Art Association. Danielle's older sister, Loren Galler Rabinowitz, is a two time U.S. figure skating champion and Miss Massachusetts 2010.