Daniel Fetterolf grew up in the small town of Aiken, South Carolina. He began his studies in piano and violin around the age of 7, taking private lessons and playing in various ensembles including school orchestras and a local bluegrass ensemble for kids by the name of “Fiddle Faddle”. Before attending Clemson University he had the opportunity to be a part of the South Carolina “Region” and “All State” Orchestras for all of middle and high school. At Clemson, he took a different path and explored his love for science, completing a B.S. degree in Chemistry in the spring of 2017. In spite of this detour, he continued to play violin in the Clemson University String Quartet and the Clemson University Symphony Orchestra every semester where he was able to serve as concert master for pieces such as Beethoven’s Symphony #7, Saint-Saens Violin Concerto in B minor, and Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor. After graduating, Daniel worked at a shop in Greenville, SC specializing in bowed string instruments. Here he had the opportunity to play extremely valuable violins and truly learn the inner workings of these instruments. He recently moved to Charlotte, NC and plans to continue playing and teaching music as much as he possibly can.