Daniel Eastwood (apprentice 1) is an undergraduate student at NIU, where he is double majoring in music performance as well as jazz studies. Daniel is an active instructor for multiple high schools in Illinois. He is experienced in playing a variety of drumset styles, including jazz, rock, and hip-hop. He is also a former member and section leader of the NIU Drumline and an active member of The Chicago Bears Drumline. He has also played in the NIU Percussion Ensemble and the Wind Ensemble.