Cellist Danielle Cho enjoys an exciting and versatile musical career as soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player. Danielle performs regularly with the Washington National Opera, the National Symphony Orchestra, the American Pops Orchestra and Grammy nominated chamber orchestras, Inscape and A Far Cry. As chamber musician, she has performed at the National Gallery of Art, the Atlas Theater, the Freer and Corcoran Galleries, and the Embassies of Costa Rica, Pakistan, and Luxembourg.
After studying in Barcelona, Spain as a Fulbright Scholar, she was invited to perform with the Orquestra de la Comunitat Valencia where she toured internationally under Lorin Maazel and returned to perform at the Festival del Mediterrani under Zubin Mehta. In 2014, she was a featured soloist at the TedxFulbright Conference held at the US Chamber of Commerce. This year, she was selected as the first Fulbright alumni to serve on two missions with the Youth Orchestra of the Americas (YOA) Global Leaders program in Argentina and Haiti, and was presented as soloist with the Festival Filharmonic Juvenil in El Chaco, Argentina.
Danielle has participated in many festivals in Europe and the US including IMS Prussia Cove, Spoleto, Music in May, the Holland Music Sessions, Taos, Sarasota, Schleswig-Holstein and the New York String Seminar. A dedicated contemporary music advocate, she has performed at the Cabrillo Festival, Spoleto USA "Music in Time" series, and the Lucerne Festival Academy under the direction of Pierre Boulez. Danielle is on faculty at the Washington Conservatory and adjunct faculty at Northern Virginia Community College. She is a graduate of the USC Thornton School of Music and the New England Conservatory.