Danny Devillier received a Masterʼs degree in music theory and composition from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in 1998 in his hometown of Lafayette where he continues to work as a professional performing musician, composer, arranger, and educator. He has shared the stage in support of some of the regionʼs most well-known musicians including Terrance Simien, Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet, David Egan, Mem Shannon, Theresa Andersson, Anders Osbourne, The Pine Leaf Boys, Cedric Watson, Feufollet, and Roddie Romero. He continually works as a composer and arranger on a wide variety of projects ranging from commissioned orchestral works and film scores, to projects accompanying theater and dance. He teaches students of all ages in and around the community of Lafayette as an Adjunct Instructor of percussion in the Performing Arts department at UL Lafayette, Adjunct Music Instructor at Southwest Louisiana Community College, and instructor at the Acadiana School of the Arts. In addition to teaching, he plays drums with the cajun band Bonsoir Catin, whose 2014 Valcour Records release “Light the Stars” received a Grammy nomination for best regional roots record.