is a professional violinist with experience as both a chamber and an orchestral musician. Trained at the School of Music in Dubrovnik, Croatia, where she received her Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Zagreb University, Danica obtained her Master of Music in Violin Performance from Arizona State University in 2006. Currently assistant concertmaster of the Musica Nova Orchestra in Scottsdale and a principal second in the Scottsdale Arts Orchestra, Danica also plays with the West Valley Symphony and the Symphony of the Southwest and is a substitute with the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra.
Previously, Danica has held positions with the Peninsula Symphony in San Francisco, the Vancouver Chamber Players in Vancouver, Canada, and the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
Danica is also the owner and a musician of the Celebration Strings Quartet, the quartet that provides an exceptional musical performance for special occasions.
In Addition to performing, Danica has a passion for teaching and maintains her private studio in Arizona, Scottsdale Violin Studio and is also the adjunct faculty at the South Mountain Community College.
She has taught at the Crestmont Conservatory of Music in the San Francisco Bay Area, the North Shore Music Academy in Vancouver, Canada. Additionally, performing with the St. Lawrence String Quartet and participating in their master classes were especially exuberant experiences, reinforcing her love for chamber music and performing.