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Danny Devillier

photo of Danny Devillier 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 toured and recorded with some of the regionʼs best-known musicians, including Bonsoir Catin (with whom he received a Grammy nomination for best regional roots record in 2014), Terrance Simien, Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet, David Egan, Mem Shannon, Theresa Andersson, GIVERS, Anders Osbourne, The Pine Leaf Boys, Cedric Watson, Feufollet, Ann Savoy, 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, projects accompanying theater and dance, as well as art pieces of his own creation. He is the owner of The Music Room Lafayette (, a private music-lesson studio where he teaches drums, guitar, piano, and composition to students of all ages. He is also the director of The Good Time Rock Retreat (, a summer rock camp for adults. He serves on the faculty of both the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and South Louisiana Community College as an adjunct music instructor.