Danny Rectenwald holds a Bachelors Degree in Classical Guitar Performance from Duquesne University. Danny has won numerous awards for his musicianship, most recently taking second place at East Carolina University’s Guitar Competition and in the Music Academy of North Carolina International Guitar Competition.
Danny earned local acclaim while residing in Pittsburgh. He was featured with fellow members of the tango group, Tangueros de Ley, on WQED FMPittsburgh in an interview by Ted Sohier. There Danny performed live a solo arrangement of Piazzola’s Chiquilin de Bachin for Pittsburgh’s radio audience.
In the fall of 2009 Danny relocated to Cleveland to attain his Master’s Degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music where he studies with Jason Vieaux.