Born in Havana,Cuba, Daniel started playing the piano at the Conservatorio Alejandro Garcia Caturla (Cuba) at the age of 7. His education then continued at the Conservatorio Amadeo Roldan (Cuba) and the Escola Professional de Musica de Espinho (Portugal).
He has participated in more than 15 international piano competitions winning always first and second prizes.
Daniel had his orchestral debut at the age of 13, performing the Kabalevsky Piano Concerto No. 3 with the Cuban Symphonic Orchestra. Since then he has frequently performed with different orchestras in Cuba and Portugal. He also had the chance to play in the most prestigious Concert Hall in Portugal, “Gulbenkian Foundation”, where he played Beethoven’s Concerto No. 5 (Emperor) with the Gulbenkian Orchestra, the award of his 1st prize in the “Jovens Musicos” Piano Competition.
He graduated from the Escola Professional de Musica de Espinho (Portugal) in 2014 with the highest grade and was invited to perform with the “Orquestra Classica de Espinho” as a reward. In 2013, Daniel was also invited by world renowned professor Solomon Mikowsky of the Manhattan School of Music, to perform in his annual Piano Festival in Havana.
Today, Daniel is in his third year of the Bachelor of Music Performance course at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in the class of Aaron Shorr and Petras Geniusas; he has already given recitals in Inverness Town Hall and the City Halls in Glasgow.