Mackenzie Danner

1951 Hessler Court

Upstairs Apt.

Cleveland, OH 44106

(630) 297-3744



Summary of Qualification

Experienced orchestral flutist/piccoloist and music technologist; extensive computer work; skilled in sound design and computer music production/post-production



Intelligent, learns new skills quickly, reliable, persistent, determined, honest, independent, highly analytical, math/science oriented, perfectionist


Strengths and Skills

Performed flute and piccolo in orchestra concerts, chamber music groups and as a soloist
Performed flute and presented miniature lectures in concerts throughout the Cleveland area
Managed patrons using the Summit Recording Studio at Northwestern University and the computer lab at CIM


Professional Experience


Illinois Symphony Orchestra – Piccolo/Third Flute

Lyft and Uber – Driver

Cleveland Institute of Music – Community Service Performer

Performed flute and presented miniature lectures in concerts throughout the Cleveland area, Computer Lab Monitor, troubleshot computer hardware and software and maintained the computer lab

Summer 2008
General Motors – Electrical Engineering Intern

Worked on development of the Kalman Filter implemented with MatLab, Continued database categorization for PLATs

Summer 2007

Motorola, Inc – Sound Design Intern

Edited and processed ring tones using waveform editing software, developed new user interfaces sounds via computer code, digital recording, and waveform editing software, researched and completed a detailed, competitive analysis of ring tones and user interface sounds for major cellular phone brands, designed new sounds for the Proximity phone, a touch-based sound phone

Norhwestern University – Manager of the Summit Recording Studio and Graduate Assistant for the Introduction to Music Technology class

CLEVELAND INSTITUTE OF MUSIC – Artist Diploma, December 2013, GPA: 4.0/4.0, Professional Studies, December 2011, GPA: 3.91/4.00

Major: Flute Performance, Studied flute and piccolo with Mary Kay Fink


NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY – Master of Music, June 2008, GPA 3.6/4.0

Major: Flute Performance and Music Technology, Studied flute and piccolo with Walfrid Kujala


NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY – Bachelor of Music, June 2004, GPA: 3.62/4.00

Major: Flute Performance and Music Technology, Minor: Art and Technology

Studied flute and piccolo with Walfrid Kujala and Richard Graef



Major: Flute Performance and Computer Science, GPA: 3.7/4.0


INTERLOCHEN ARTS ACADEMY – Diploma awarded May 1998, GPA: 3.8/4.0

Major: Flute Performance and College Preparatory Academics


Music Online

SoundCloud channel:


Youtube channel for TechnoFlute: