Musician Of The Week

Name: Danielle Roberts

Year: Third

Major: Music

What’s your instrument of choice and why?

Voice because I’ve always sang since I was little.


What are you involved with musically?

I’m part of the Jazz Studies Program so I’m in Jazz Ensemble and I sing for Urban Lyrics. I also participate in open mic nights in town. 


Who are your biggest influences?

My parents. My mom sings and my dad plays guitar. My sister sings also. My family is very supportive of me.


Who have you been listening to lately?

Missy Higgins and OneRepublic and a lot of jazz. 


What’s your plan for the future?

I’d like to be famous. Otherwise, I don’t have a plan.

Any advice for aspiring musicians?

Don’t give up. Don’t listen to what people tell you when they say you can’t do it. As long as you put everything into it, you can do 

whatever you want to do.