Originally from Chicago, Danielle Craan is a graduate of Tufts University with a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and a Chinese minor. She has played piano off and on since she was six with three piano teachers in her neighborhood. In high school, she performed with Concert Piano and competed in several Illinois Music Association piano competitions. She started studying organ with Christian her last semester of senior year and learned two pieces: Arabesque Op. 31 by Louis Vierne and Johann Pachelbel’s Toccata in E minor. She was honored to have played at Old West church in Boston and played on the Newberry organ at Woolsey Hall. She expects to continue with the organ (eventually). Looking to the future, she hopes to work with refugee and immigrant populations and maybe go back to school. For her, playing the organ will always be a treasured memory of her last year at Tufts.