Mrs. McDaniel earned her degrees from Peabody Conservatory of Music and Ithaca College. She has been teaching at Guilford since 1994. Mrs. McDaniel is in charge of teaching the instrumental music classes, band and orchestra. She studied clarinet with Baltimore Symphony players: Chris Wolfe (1983-87) Steve Barta (1987-1991) Ed Palanker (coachings). She also studied with Sidney Forrest (1991-2008) Michal Galvan (1999-2001).