Producer, songwriter, music and tech educator, and live show designer, Danielle Thwaites (daiza) has a wide ranging skill set and works to enable people to creatively express themselves with music technology. As an educator and Ableton Certified Trainer, Danielle offers personalized one-on-one and group lessons from her home studio and online, and leads workshops ranging from introductory to advanced concepts. She has taught for BBG LA since 2017, and has taught and led workshops at Beat Lab Academy, Ableton User Group meetings, Maestra Music and BBG.tv. As an artist, Danielle performs, writes and produces under the moniker Daiza. She is known for incorporating new advances in music technology both in the studio and on the stage & for her highly processed analog recordings, flowered with her hazy, synthetic sound design. Over the 6 years at Beats by Girlz Global, tasks include: project management, graphic designer, chapter development, curriculum development, website development and communications.