Danielle Woerner: Writing and Songwriting
Danielle’s writing career, like her singing, is multi-faceted.
Photo by Michael Gold
Her expository skills were honed during the 1980s, when she was one of New
York City’s most respected classical-music publicists and concert
presenters. She ran a firm called Woerner/Bobrick Associates with her
former husband, the author, Benson Bobrick, while developing her singing career at the
same time. W/BA presented a great deal of new musical work on the New
York and national scenes, and Danielle’s descriptions of the music and the
events helped distinguish them in the media’s and the public’s eye. She
became a top publicist for the CBS television network’s Entertainment
Division, and finally, Bard College’s Director of Public Relations, before
going into her musical and other creative work full-time.
Danielle’s feature articles have appeared on the pages of national
Newsweek (July, 2005),
New Music Connoisseur
Regionally, she was a regular
contributing feature writer and reviewer for
Hudson Valley Magazine
The Woodstock Times
for several years.
More recently, her skill with the pen has taken a more imaginative turn.
Her poetry has been published in the arts and culture monthly, Chronogram
She’s currently completing two novels -- one based on her grandmother's
life in 19th/20th century Philadelphia, and the other drawing on her
experiences as a young singer in Manhattan --
writing slam poems based on classic stories, and creating
Now enrolled in Berklee College of Music's Master Certificate Program in
Songwriting, Danielle creates songs that draw on folk, classical art-song,
musical theater and jazz traditions, to forge an independent style all her
She is a BMI-affiliated songwriter, and has been awarded one of
Berkleemusic's coveted Celebrity Scholarships for her work in the Master's