Danielle Rogan is a Northern Irish classical flute player currently based in London, where she continues to manage an active career as a freelance musician throughout the UK and Ireland.

Danielle has worked with leading professional orchestras including the London Concert Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, RTÉ Concert Orchestra, Mozart Symphony Orchestra, Wexford Festival Opera and Northern Ireland Opera, as well as many other freelance orchestras and ensembles. She recorded on the orchestral version of the single ‘This Christmas’ by Irish pop band Picture This. She has performed in prestigious venues throughout the world, including the Berlin Konzerthaus, Carnegie Hall New York, Cadogan Hall London and the National Concert Hall Dublin, and has performed for President Michael D Higgins. She has worked with conductors including Jaime Martin, Gerhard Markson, Richard Kaufman, Takuo Yuasa, Kenneth Montgomery, Stephen Bell, Gearoid Grant and David Brophy.

Danielle has also played professionally in pit orchestras for over 40 musical theatre productions, doubling on piccolo, alto flute, saxophones and clarinet. She has worked for Peter Corry Productions, Youth Music Theatre UK, Belfast School of Performing Arts, Irish Musical Theatre Orchestra, Phoenix Players Portadown and many others. She has played a huge variety of shows including Les Miserables, Westside Story, Evita, Phantom of the Opera, Into The Woods, Fiddler on the Roof, Cats, Singin’ in the Rain, Jekyll and Hyde, Crazy for You, Made in Dagenham, All Shook Up, Joseph, Grease, Oliver and the Wizard of Oz, to name a few! She has also performed as lead alto saxophone with several big bands at festivals in Ireland.

Danielle is grateful for the support of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, who awarded her the ‘Musical Instruments for Individuals’ grant in 2020, allowing her to purchase a Burkart Professional Piccolo with Mancke headjoint. In 2008 she was awarded the ‘Sam Mahood’ bursary by Banbridge District Arts Council. Danielle enjoys working on various chamber music projects and is a founding member of Euterpe Wind Quintet, who were selected as ‘Apprentice Ensemble of the Year’ by the Galway Music Residency in 2018. She has performed as a soloist at prestigious events, including the 2022 Euro Knowledge Leadership Awards in the House of Lords, Westminster, London.

Danielle is a Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music and holds a Master in Music Performance with distinction from the Royal Irish Academy of Music, where her principal teachers were William Dowdall and Patricia Morris (piccolo). She has also enjoyed lessons and masterclasses with Sir James Galway, William Bennett, Michael Cox, Lorna McGhee and Paul Edmund Davies. She has studied at international flute festivals in Scotland, Sweden, Italy and Switzerland and received orchestral training with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, SinfoNua, RIAM Philharmonia, National Youth Orchestra of Ireland and Ulster Youth Orchestra.

Danielle has been an active teacher since 2011, when she graduated from a PGCE in Specialist Instrumental Teaching from the Royal Northern College of Music. She has worked for the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Education Authority of Northern Ireland, Music Generation, Lambeth Music Service and Muswell Young Musicians, and has a selected number of pupils in her private online studio.

Danielle has recently developed her portfolio career with concert management work for the Edinburgh International Festival and artist liaison work for the Barbican Centre. She is also a member of the World Harmony Orchestra, promoting peace and reconciliation, and CAE agency, providing performances for vulnerable and isolated members of the community.

Danielle plays a handmade silver flute by Levit.

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