A native of Ellijay, Georgia, Daniel Marshall currently works as a School Counselor at Gilmer High School in Ellijay. Before his appointment at Gilmer High School, Marshall served as the Band Director at Lee Middle School in Sharpsburg, Georgia and Associate Band Director at East Coweta High School, also in Sharpsburg, Georgia.
During his undergraduate career, at Jacksonville State University, he served as Head Drum Major of the nationally-acclaimed Marching Southerners, principal horn of the Jacksonville State University Chamber Winds, and charter member of Pelham Street Brass, an all-student brass quintet on campus. Upon completion of his undergraduate degree, he graduated summa cum laude and received the Dr. Clarence William Daugette Award for being the top graduate of his class. As a graduate student, his responsibilities included conducting the JSU Chamber Winds under the tutelage of Dr. Ken Bodiford, organizing the JSU Contest of Champions and JSU Honor Band, and aiding in the teaching of the Marching Southerners.
Marshall is a past member of the National Association for Music Education, the Georgia Music Educators Association, the Alabama Music Educators Association, the Alabama Winds, and the Peachtree Chamber Players. He has guest conducted the nationally-acclaimed Heritage High School Wind Ensemble in Ringgold, Georgia as well as taught several leadership and drum major clinics throughout the Southeast. He has studied under the direction of Dr. Ken Bodiford, Dr. Jeremy Stovall, Mr. Blair Callaway, Mr. Jeffrey Solomon, and Dr. Ellie Jenkins. He was also on the teaching staff for the 2016 and 2017 United States Army All-American Marching Band in San Antonio, Texas. In his spare time, Marshall enjoys golfing with friends.