The Moreau | VanTuinen Duo
The Moreau | VanTuinen Duo is one of the only all female percussion+low brass duos in the world. Formed in 2014, the group is comprised of Dr. Danielle Moreau (percussion) and Dr. Danielle VanTuinen (euphonium+tuba), who presently reside in Gainesville, Florida.Their primary objectives include providing educational outreach opportunities for high school programs in the southeast and commissioning new repertoire for the group. Since 2017, they have performed as featured artists at the International Women’s Brass Conference, Southwest Regional Tuba/Euphonium Conference, the Back Cove Contemporary Festival, the Mississippi Music by Women Festival, and the Asociación Española de Tubas y Bombardinos Festival in Madrid, Spain. As passionate advocates of new music, they have expanded the repertoire through commissioning projects with composers such as Adam Silverman, Shaun Tilburg, Etienne Crausaz, Steven Snowden, and James Grant. Danielle VanTuinen currently serves as Assistant Professor of Tuba/Euphonium at the University of Florida; Danielle Moreau is a freelance musician and educator, and proudly endorses Black Swamp Percussion, Innovative Percussion, and Marimba One.