"I want to share my passion, my story, music that speaks from the heart!"
Twenty-nine year old Daniel Verstappen is a native of Belgium and is an international pianist, composer and performer. He earned his Master's Degree in piano and double bass at the Lemmens Institue in Leuven.
At a young age Daniel had already began touring throughout Europe. He has played side by side among world class artists and composers such as The Night Of The Proms, Brussels Philharmonics, Hooverphonic, Bocelli, Ennio Morricone and a number of others. Future projects on the horizon are planned in collaboration with noted artists. As a concert pianist, he's performed in a diversity of venues, at elite events and concert halls. His focus of playing and composing is current in today's music industry.
In the fall of 2016, Daniel released his album featuring compositions created for piano. Some were accompanied with an orchestra and others with electronic music, which produced amazing results! The main track of his album is titled “From The Heart”, written for piano and orchestra. It's already touched the hearts of thousands and was the launch of his career. The track received promising critiques from music critics globally.
Daniel, an innovative composer enjoys combining classical piano and orchestra with modern beats and sounds, striving towards necessary perfection and creating a harmonious symbiosis. To quote Daniel's words, "I like reaching young people with my performances and my compositions. Creating crossover music that spans between classical and contemporary electronic sounds. It's an enjoyment to bring people together with my music, which I believe connects people!“
Fashion, design & visuals...
Daniël is not just a pianist, he is an artist in many ways. He has a feeling for fashion, visuals, design and art!
At the Midem Festival in Cannes in June 2017, Daniel Verstappen was positively welcomed by international top producers and publishers. They compared him with "the young and renewed version of Richard Clayderman". Daniels goal is to put his music literally on the world´s map.
Name: Daniël Verstappen
Date of birth: August 16, 1990
Location: Based in Belgium
Plays the piano: since he was five
Performs together with: Anastacia, Angie Stone, Blue, Melanie C, Vogue, John Miles, Gloria Estefan, Wyclif Jean, Ceelo Green, Andrea Boccelli, Zuchero, Simple Minds, Joss Stone, Chaka Khan, Natalie Imbruglia, Roger Hodgson (Supertramp), Peter Cetera (Chicago), Natasha Bedingfield, Marlon Roudette, Mark King, Gabriel Rios, Jane Birkin, Keane, Ronan Keating, Joe Jackson, Basement Jaxx, Gavin DeGraw, Maria Mena, The Beach Boys, Katie Melua, Sam Sparro, Amy Macdonald, Morten Harket