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Divina Artisti

Episode 18 & 19 SHOW NOTES




The founder of Divina Artisti, Danielle Marien Turano is a touring violinist, dancer and Suzuki Educator based in New York City and Connecticut, and has performed in destinations around the globe. She began playing violin at age 10 and has not stopped since! Danielle’s passion lies in creating unique musical experiences for the most special moments in people’s lives. Whether that means serenading a cocktail hour crowd at sunset or performing alongside celebrities like Pink on network television her magic is the same wherever she goes with her violin. Danielle’s performances have taken her to: Iceland, China, Germany, Singapore, Kuwait, Mexico, Switzerland, Australia, and Italy as well as renowned venues such as Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, The Martha Stewart Show, The Highline Ballroom, and Rockwood Music Hall. Danielle has performed alongside Grey’s Anatomy’s famed singer Skylar, Babel Gilberto, and members of the Vitamin String Quartet. Danielle is an alumnus of Kingswood-Oxford School, The Hartt School of Music, The Juilliard School, NYU and Berklee College of Music. When she is not performing and working with clients Danielle loves to travel with her husband, eat avocado toast, enjoy the outdoors (preferably on a boat), watch her friends perform, or make Sicilian specialties for her family.


In Part 1, We cover:

When Danielle first began playing the violin & how she got started with weddings?
The styles of music Divina Strings can accommodate?
What are the things that couples should be looking for?
The types of ensembles that Divina Strings offers?
How couples should approach their budget when it comes to hiring musicians?

Why it’s important to hire a professional?


In Part 2, We cover:

How much should couples expect to spend?
What is the booking process like?
How far in advance should couples book?
What breaks or transitions look like?

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