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Loomis, CA & beyond
New CD: released Oct. 2014!

Overlooking Folsom Lake, Purewind Studio is located  ten minutes between Loomis, Auburn, and Granite Bay. The studio attracts hundreds yearly for its quality music education opportunities, also offering performing and photographic services by its founder Danika Gooch. We welcome you to join our joyful community as we enter our 10th year of operation.
About Danika

"My fire for [composing/teaching/performing/recording/photography] comes from the same desire: to inspire others toward their full potential.  I've always loved people and believe they are beautiful.  Purewind Studio exists in order for us all to be encouraged through working together."
                                                                                    ~Danika Gooch, artist/teacher

Musical Experience:
    -Taught 500+ students over 10-year private teaching career
    -West Coast Songwriters, member
    -NewSong Camps director, 2012-present, twice per year
    -Composed/custom-arranged 300+ orchestra/vocal scores
    -Recording artist (5 original CD's released)
    -Studio musician & producer for other artists, 2009-present
    -"Ringer" as flutist/oboist for local bands & orchestras, 2010-present
    -Teacher and resident composer, Sac-area Family Fine Arts, 2004-2010
    -Writer/director, Prisms of Praise musical dramas, 2008-2011
    -Winds coach for local youth orchestras, 2009-present

As a student:
    -frontline performer, Sierra Jazz Society
    -principal flutist, local youth orchestras
    -assistant conductor, Auburn Youth Symphony

Photography Experience:
    -Loomis Art Loop, artist & contributing founder
    -Placer County Arts Council, member/artist
    -Auburn Artwalk, artist
    -Placer County Open Studios Tours, artist
    -Curator of 30K+follower Instagram community