Faculty & Staff
Associate Lecturer of Flute
Dr. Danielle Breisach’s
exuberance and compassion permeate her performing and teaching. In demand as a
collaborative musician and teacher, Dr. Breisach has performed all over the United States as well as in
Canada, Asia and Europe. In addition to teaching as Associate Lecturer of Flute
at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, she maintains a private studio of
over 30 highly successful students in Madison, WI. In the summer, Dr. Breisach teaches at the University
of Wisconsin-Madison’s Summer Music Clinics and the University of
Wisconsin-Whitewater Flute Camp. She has adjudicated competitions for the
National Flute Association, the Florida Flute Association and the Wisconsin
As Co-Artistic Director of the Madison Flute Club since 2012, Dr. Breisach has extended the reach of
the organization through founding the Chamber Ensemble, which gave its debut
performance at the National Flute Association’s annual convention in 2014. Additionally, Dr.
Breisach founded the Middle School and High School Flute Ensembles in 2013,
giving young, Madison-area flutists the opportunity to collaborate with one another
and gain experience on piccolo, alto flute and bass flute.
Dr. Breisach has appeared in
performances, masterclasses and festivals in United States, Canada, Italy, and
China including the Bay View Music Conservatory, Le Domaine Forget, and the
Banff Centre. She has performed with the Madison Symphony Orchestra, Wisconsin
Chamber Orchestra, and Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, among others, and has been a concerto soloist with
the Western Michigan University Symphony Orchestra. In addition to modern flute, she is a baroque flute
and celtic flute enthusiast, and has participated in
baroque masterclasses with Kim Pineda and Barthold Kuijken.
Previously, Dr. Breisach has been on
the faculty at Western Michigan University,
Middleton High School, and the West Michigan Flute Association. She lives in
Madison, WI with her husband Jeff and their two dogs and three cats. In her
free time, she enjoys traveling to Bay View, MI, kayaking, hiking, and reading.