Danny Velic - Guitar
Danny started playing guitar at the age of nine. Studying under Nick Schillace for 8 years he covered styles as diverse as rock, blues, folk, jazz, fingerstyle, and classical guitar. Danny went on to study Classical Guitar under Professor Brian Roberts Wayne State University.
In his years at Wayne State University, Danny also had a secondary focus in jazz guitar, and participated in chamber music, guitar ensembles, and choir. During his college career he received awards such as the Wayne State Academic Scholarship, The Joe
Fava Award for Classical Guitar, and for two years in a row, the Music Department Talent Scholarship. His studies culminated in a Bachelors of Music in Guitar Performance in 2009.
As an instrumentalist Danny performs all over Metro Detroit. He has performed in numerous musical theatre productions, as well as his work with the Detroit based band Odu Afrobeat Orchestra. He has played in such settings as the African World Festival, the Concert of Colors, and the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, and Orchestra Hall.