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Dani Robert

Dani Robert
Chatham, ON, Canada
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Indie, Pop, Jazz
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Danielle Robert
Chatal Kreviatzuk, Sara Mclauchlin, Regina Spektor, Vanessa Carlton


Born in 1992, Danielle Robert is a singer-songwriter hailing from Pain Court, Ontario, a small francophone village in southwestern Ontario. Danielle holds grade nine piano accreditation with The Royal Conservatory of Music. She is currently entering her second year in the Honours Bachelor of Music Program at Wilfrid Laurier University, pursuing a degree in music therapy. Her musical creations are quoted as “earthy and organic” and are classified in the indie/pop category. Danielle is currently in the process of producing her first EP.

At the age of seventeen, Danielle’s composition, Julie’s Song was selected to be compiled on the Moose Trax 5 CD from the Haliburton Broadcast Group which gave her song airplay on twelve stations across Central and Northern Ontario. This song was also translated in French, winning her the "Idol en essor" music competition against other students in the French-catholic school district of southwestern Ontario (CSDECSO). Danielle’s songwriting abilities were also spotlighted on TFO’s, “Musimission” during which time she participated in Montreal’s sixth annual “Quand ca nous chante” festival. In 2011, Danielle was a finalist at Wilfrid Laurier University’s Battle of the Bands and has opened for names including Canadian Indie Rock band, Will Currie and the Country French as well as Kai. Danielle also performed at Maxwell’s Music House in Waterloo, Ontario for the third Annual Aphrodite’s Series in celebration of women and music in support of the Bracelet of Hope Campaign.

On the local scene, Danielle has performed at “So You Think You Got Talent Chatham-Kent”, Tilbury’s Sausage & Cheese Fest for the Land Between the Lakes Culture Action Team, Chatham-Kent Tastefest, Chatham-Kent Ribfest (featured at downtown Chatham’s Coffee Culture), ARTspace Art Crawls and at La Girouette, a community center for the francophone society in Chatham-Kent. She has sang the national anthem for both Wallaceburg’s first annual Relay For Life as well as well as the Citizenship Ceremony at Retro Suites. During the summer, the artist aired an interview with CKXS 99.1 FM where her compilations, Washing Machine and Bent Tree were featured on rotation. This summer, Danielle was featured every Thursday in the summer at downtown Chatham’s Coffee Culture Cafe; and Eatery. She was also recently awarded first place at the Comber Fair Youth Talent Show and was given the chance to compete on a provincial level at the Western Fair.

This year, she had played at functions such as Wilfrid Laurier's 65th Annual Boar's Head dinner, Laurier's Campus Clubs appreciation event as well as for the university's Business club social. Wilfrid Laurier's Student Union has also featured her as an upcoming artist. During the month of October, she received additional airplay and an interview after being featured on the Local Spotlight with The New 99.1 FM CKXS. This month she is competing as the XS New Artist of the Month to win a chance to be on the station's regular rotation and landscape. Recently, Danielle was asked to be the featured artist in the upcoming independent film, based on Rebecca Carrigan's novel "All I Need". Three of her original songs Danielle will be apart of the soundtrack as well as three new songs she expects to compose for the film. Danielle will also be coordinating an event in her hometown that will be raising money in partnership with ACCESS-U Laurier to provide school uniforms for the children in the Dominican Republic. On the 21st of December, herself and other local musicians will be playing in hopes to raise 500$ in donations. On January 27th, 2012, Danielle will be performing for Charlie Burges' "Best In The City Album release show. She will also be collaborating on his album.