Join us in welcoming Dalanie Harris, the SAA’s newest team member! Dalanie Harris will serve as the SAA’s Marketing & Event Manager. In this role, Dalanie is responsible for the SAA’s small- and large-scale events, marketing (website, social media, and brand development), advertising, and communications for the SAA. Read more about Dalanie’s incredible skill set below! You can learn more about our staff at this link. If you’re interested in working with the SAA Team, you can continue to reference our openings page for any future openings! You can also view other open positions in the Suzuki Community here.

Welcome, Dalanie!


Dalanie Harris is a double bassist from Los Angeles, CA. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music and the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, Harris is a fierce advocate for equity and cultural inclusivity in classical music spaces. In November 2018, Harris co-founded Classically Black Podcast, which brings listeners into the world of classical music through the eyes of Black classical musicians. Harris has presented at conferences promoting equity and inclusion for Black musicians across the country, including SphinxConnect, the YOLA National Symposium, and the El Sistema USA National Symposium.