Daniel O. Cataneo was born in Bethlehem, Pa., and has been on the faculty at Juilliard since 1996. He is an international clinician in Dalcroze Eurhythmics and its relationship to performance and is a frequent recitalist and a guest piano soloist throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Cataneo is a musical consultant for Viking Penguin Press, artistic director of New Jersey’s Cape May Institute, and executive director of the Robert Abramson Dalcroze Institute of Music. In 1989 he co-founded the Northern New Jersey Conservatory. He was formerly a member of the faculty at the Manhattan School of Music (1985 to 1989) and is currently on the faculty at Temple University and the Dalcroze Institute at Juilliard. He holds BM and MM degrees in piano from the Manhattan School of Music; had MEd PhD studies at Columbia University, received his Dalcroze license from the Manhattan Dalcroze Institute where he studied with Robert Abramson. He studied piano with Robert Goldsand, composition with David Diamond and Ludmilla Ulehla, harmony and analysis with Saul Braverman, and conducting with George Manahan and Dino Anagnost.