Collaborative Pianist

Dan Marginean graduated with distinction from the Royal College of Music, London in the summer of 2012, being guided in his studies by Prof. Niel Immelman and supported by the Romanian Government Scholarship. He continued his Masters Studies at the Haute Ecole de Musique, Lausanne, under Prof. Jean-François Antonioli, being supported by the Swiss Confederation Excellence Scholarship.

Passionate about chamber music and collaborative piano Dan completed a second Masters in accompaniment at the same HEMU Lausanne, studying in depth the vocal and instrumental repertoire with professors such as Vincent Coq, Marc Pantillon, Todd Camburn and Beatrice Richoz.

As a pianist and chamber musician, Dan managed to win prestigious awards in national and international competitions in Europe and the UK. He also took part in Master Classes with professors such as Paul Badura-Skoda, Kevin Kenner and Barry Douglas and more recently with Helmut Deutsch and Martin Katz in collaborative piano. While studying in London, Dan played, amongst many other venues, at the Royal Festival Hall, St. James's Piccadilly, St. Martin-in-the-Fileds and Steinway Hall. In Switzerland Dan participated in festivals such as "Lavaux Classic" and "La fête de la musique" festival in Geneva and Lausanne beside many other recitals throughout the country.

Overseas, Dan has always invested his energy in promoting the culture of his native country, Romania. As evidence, he collaborated with the Romanian Cultural Institute in London, "The Romanian House in Switzerland" and the Romanian Embassy in Switzerland for different artistic and cultural projects. One of the most recent ones being the live broadcast of his master's thesis "The influence of the French school on the musical style of George Enescu" on the Swiss National Radio.

Dan is an active member of “Crescendo” and the founder of the Swiss French Crescendo branch. Alongside Crescendo, Dan has been participating as an organizer and pianist in various cultural events throughout Europe and abroad.