John McDaniel established Sonic Arts in 1992 after five years as a composer, engineer and Synclavier operator in the Cincinnati market. He has a Bachelor's degree in Music Composition from the University of Houston with additional graduate studies at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in composition and electronic studio. His composition credits range from music for film and television to theater and modern dance. His mixing credits include numerous films, television productions, special multitrack (from 5.1 to 11.1) mixes for installed venues, and literally thousands of spots for television and radio. He's known for his meticulous approach to mixing, and producers agree; that's a good thing.