Danielle Pierce and Jonathan Master and their families have announced the couple's engagement.

The future bride is the daughter of Meryl and Derrel Pierce, of New Jersey. She is a graduate of Fordham University and is pursuing a master's degree in dance education at New York University.

The future bridegroom is the son of Susan and David Master, of Westport. He is a graduate of Earlham College and is a music industry entrepreneur and a partner in Same Plate Co. and principal of Same Plate Marketing, both in New York City.

The couple lives in Manhattan, and a March 15 wedding is planned.