Danielle Crim is a sophomore in the Contemporary, Urban, and Popular Music program at Columbia College Chicago where she also serves as a residential assistant. Danielle plays four instruments: piano, voice, violin, and ukulele, (as well as some guitar). She writes and produces her own music and has also filmed and directed all of her own music videos. As of August 2021, Crim has released three self-produced albums: Floating (2021), Exploration of Life (2020), and Illuminate (2018), along with five singles. Danielle’s work has recently been recognized by Madison365.com, tonemadison.com, as well as The Overture Center’s blog, Only Intermission. In 2019, Danielle was awarded Student of the Year at the Madison Area Music Association Awards. The previous year, she won the Overture Center for the Arts Rising Stars competition in the teen category.