Prize-winning pianist Daniel (BA Hons, MMus, Dip ABRSM) is a highly versatile & much sought-after pianist throughout the East of England. A regular recitalist throughout Suffolk, Essex & Norfolk, he has also performed with soloist & ensembles across the UK; a venture in which he has explored interests in the chamber repertoire of 19th Century Romantic & 20th Century British composers. Daniel has worked closely for a number of years with the members of the Scintillo String Quartet & Kingfisher Ensemble & Sinfonietta as pianist & duo partner. Concert engagements locally have included performances with the Southend Symphony & UEA Symphony Orchestras.
Masters Graduate Daniel studied with pianist Nigel Clayton at the Royal College of Music & conductor Sharon Shoa at the University of East Anglia, where he received distinction for a concerto performance of Shostakovich's 2nd Piano Concerto Op.102, given at Norwich Cathedral in 2011. Whilst studying piano, accompaniment & composition as an undergraduate at the Colchester Institute Centre for Music & Performing Arts Daniel performed in masterclasses for Alexander Ardakov, Piers Lane & Victor Sangiorgio, subsequently being awarded both the Canon Jack Award for Solo Piano ( 2005) & the Colchester Institute Concerto Prize (2006) for a performance of British composer John Ireland's Piano Concerto.
His versatility has included working as a theatre musician, continuing to be in demand across East Anglia with professional and amateur productions. Daniel maintains a close link with his home town of Colchester (Essex), performing regularly at the Mercury Theatre. Other performances have included intimate cabaret nights given at popular London venues including the Battersea Barge & St. James Studio.