Danielle Cho, cello, is Assistant Principal Cellist of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra and also performs regularly with the National Symphony Orchestra. As co-founder of Sound Impact, she is dedicated to bringing music outside of the concert hall and has performed and taught in marginalized communities in Argentina, Costa Rica, Haiti and Panama, leading teams and Sound Impact’s Cultural Exchange program. This passion was instilled in her after studying in Barcelona on a Fulbright Scholarship, after which she was invited to play with the Orquesta de la Comunitat Valencia where she toured internationally under Lorin Maazel and Zubin Mehta. Highlights of Danielle’s career have been solo appearances with the Erie Chamber Orchestra and the Festival Filharmonica Juvenil (Argentina) and festival appearances in Europe and the US including IMS Prussia Cove, Spoleto, Music in May, the Holland Music Sessions, Taos, Sarasota, and Schleswig-Holstein. Danielle is a graduate of the USC Thornton School of Music and the New England Conservatory. In her spare time, Danielle enjoys boxing, hiking and photography.