Daniela Garcia is pursuing a Master’s degree in Trumpet at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Trumpet Performance from Unirio and UFPB in Brazil. Daniela is founder of the two editions of the “Encontro Pernambucano de Metais” (Brass Festival) in Recife/PE/Brazil, and former member of the Ubirani Trumpet Group in João Pessoa-PB.Founder as well as producer and trumpeter of the project “The Fabulous Concerto d’Amélie Poulain.” Very active as a freelance musician, she performed in orchestras for musical theater in Massachusetts. She is a member of the UMASS Graduate Brass Quintet, UMASS Symphony Orchestra, UMASS Wind Ensemble, The Valley Winds, and Smith College Orchestra. She also teaches at Sonido Project at the Community Music School of Springfield and Downtown Sounds.