Daniel – Bio

Born into a musical family, Daniel Tselyakov began his piano studies at the age of five with his father, well-known Canadian pianist Alexander Tselyakov, before subsequently completing a bachelor’s degree at the Oberlin Conservatory with Angela Cheng.  Daniel is currently working on his Masters with JimmyBrière at Université de Montréal.


Daniel has studied with legendary mentors including Sergei Babayan, Marc-André Hamelin, André Laplante, Marc Durand. By the age of 14, he had performed Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 as a soloist with the Penderecki String Quartet. He was the youngest musician ever to be invited as guest artist with the prestigious Virtuosi Concert Series, selected to play at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C, has performed alongside violin virtuoso James Ehnes, and has appeared as a soloist with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, the Canadian Sinfonietta, the Winnipeg Symphony Chamber Orchestra and the San Luis Potosi Symphony Orchestra.