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About Prentiss McDaniels

Catherine McDaniels
Prentiss McDaniels
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Spartanburg, SC
Speaks: English
Instructs: Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone
Education: Bachelors of Music in Music Education, Converse College Masters of Music in Performance, Converse College
Performance Experience: Prentiss has performed with many ensembles in Upstate SC, including the Converse College Symphony Orchestra, Converse College Wind Ensemble, Converse College Clarinet Ensemble, Bob Jones University Symphony Orchestra, BJU Wind Band, BJU Opera Orchestra, Spartanburg Community Band, Masterworks Festival Symphony Orchestra, and the Symphony of Rutherford County, among others.
Teaching Experience: Music & Arts Private Instructor, 2008 - Present Spartanburg School District 6 Private Instructor, 2014 - Present USC Upstate Professor of Flute, 2019 - Present Bob Jones University Professor of Clarinet and Saxophone, 2019 - Present
Teaching Philosophy: My goal as a teacher is to help students at any skill level not only achieve the goals they set for themselves and help them play the style of music they would like, but to also challenge them to exceed their own expectations, while imparting a lifelong love for music to my students.

Get to know Prentiss McDaniels

Prentiss McDaniels has taught at Music & Arts in Spartanburg as their woodwind specialist since 2008. She graduated from Converse College with a Bachelors of Music in Music Education in 2008 and Masters of Music in Performance in 2019. Prentiss is a member of the Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honor Society and was selected as a winner of the Converse College Young Artist Competition in 2018, performing Artie Shaw’s Concerto for Clarinet with the Converse College Symphony Orchestra. She was awarded the Basil Farah Clarinet Scholarship to attend Masterworks Festival and was a featured artist on Kinnikinnik Records album, Better Battles

Prentiss is also on faculty as Professor of Flute at USC Upstate and Professor of Clarinet and Saxophone at Bob Jones University. She has appeared as a guest artist and lead masterclasses in woodwind techniques in Spartanburg county high school and middle school bands, as well as the French Woods Festival for Performing Arts in Hancock, NY. Prentiss plays regularly with regional bands and orchestras and is passionate about studying and performing music and strives to impart a lifelong love for the performing arts on to her students.

Prentiss McDaniels teaches at:
1450 WO Ezell Blvd Suite 400
Spartanburg, SC 29301
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