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Danté L. Harrell

Danté L. Harrell


American Performing Artist Danté L. Harrell graduated with honors from the Arizona Conservatory for the Arts and Academics. Danté’s passion for music lead him to continue his education at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) in Durham, North Carolina where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Music with a concentration in Performance. While at NCCU, Danté studied voice and conducting with Richard Banks, composition with Dr. Lance Hulme, opera performance with Elvira Green, and coached with Maestro William Curry of the Durham Symphony. Danté’s love for music transcends genre and his most recent performance accomplishments include his “thrilling” and “brilliant” work as music director with The Berkshire Theater Group’s production of Songs for a New World by Jason Robert Brown directed by Gerry McEntyre, his “excellent” service to the Arizona Theater Company in their production of Nina Simone: Four Women, his Carnegie Hall debut as the Chorus Master for the 250 Years of Beethoven, Celebrated concert featuring An Die Freude; presented by The Foundation for the Revival of Classical Culture, a very successful international Japanese tour with Phillip Boykin and The New York Gospel Brothers, a commanding portrayal of the title role in the musical The Wiz directed by Linda Twine, and an intimate cabaret at 54 Below NYC. Danté’s musical repertoire includes such notable works as Dreamgirls, Ain’t Misbehavin, Linda Twine’s Changed My Name, Margaret Bond’s Ballad of the Brown King, Georges Bizet’s Carmen, Giuseppe Verdi’s Il Trovatore, Charles Gounod’s Faust, George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, Gioachino Rossini’s Barber of Seville, both J. S Bach’s and Johann Pachelbel’s Magnificant, William Grant Still’s A Bayou Legend, Dubois’ Seven Last Words of Christ, R. Nathaniel Dett’s Ordering of Moses, as well as Requiems by both Gabriel Faure and Wolfgang A. Mozart. Danté holds the Masters of Music degree from Norfolk State University where he studied voice with Gregory Gardner. Danté is the Founder and Artistic Director of Carpenter Productions whose mission is to educate, enlighten, and entertain by celebrating the diverse cultural heritage of The United States through the Visual and Performing Arts.

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film
  • Tours


  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Other Countries

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Music Assistant
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Music Copyist
  • Music Transcriber
  • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
  • Music Contractor/Coordinator
  • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
  • Voice teacher with roster of private students
  • Classroom music teacher at an educational institution
  • Actor-Musician
  • Other

My Instruments

  • Organ
  • Piano
  • Synth - keyboards
  • Voice


  • Finale
  • GarageBand




  • He/Him