Daniel Tselyakov has been acclaimed for the sensitivity and depth of his interpretations and for the rare emotional intensity and bold energy of his performances. Born into a musical family Daniel began his piano studies at the age of five with his father, well-known Canadian pianist Alexander Tselyakov, before subsequently completing a Bachelor of Music degree at the Oberlin Conservatory with Angela Cheng and a Master of Music degree at the Université de Montréal. Daniel is presently pursuing his doctorate with Dr. Ning Lu and teaching at the University of Utah, USA. He has won numerous scholarships, trophies, awards and competitions including the McLellan Competition, the Women’s Musical Club of Winnipeg Scholarship Competition and the National Canadian Music Competition. He is co-Artistic Director of the Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival, Canada.