There he was afforded the opportunity to study cello with professor Andre Gaskins, a former assistant to the famed Janos Starker. During his college studies in Columbus, Daniel enjoyed teaching private lessons as well as playing cello in the Columbus, LaGrange, Albany, and Macon Symphony Orchestras. He also attended the Brevard Music Center in Brevard, North Carolina for two summers.
After receiving his Bachelor's degree in Music Performance from CSU, he went on to pursue his Master’s degree at Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts in Dallas, TX where he studied cello under the world-renowned cellist, Andres Diaz. During his time in Dallas, he enjoyed much success freelancing in the area and teaching private cello lessons through Plano Independent School District. Presently, Mr. Holloway resides in Woodstock, GA. He performs regularly as a member of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, LaGrange Symphony Orchestra, Columbus Ballet, and Macon Symphony Orchestra and teaches cello lessons throughout the metro Atlanta area.