Daniel Peelor, staff musician of the dance department, received
his B.M. in piano performance from Southwest Missouri State
University, prior to which he studied at the Peabody Conservatory
of Music. He has served as company pianist for the Indianapolis
Ballet Theatre, Dance Kaleidoscope, Springfield (MO) Ballet and the
Jordan College Academy of Dance. Mr. Peelor has worked throughout
the country as class/rehearsal pianist for both ballet and modern
companies and is also a performing artist whose specialty, among
others, is ragtime. In addition to teaching Music for Dance, Mr.
Peelor supervises the department s four part-time accompanists,
plays for ballet and modern technique classes and is the Butler
Ballets company pianist.