Daniel Janca is a versatile percussionist and drummer engaged in an array of contemporary and classical genres as an avid collaborator of musicians, orchestras and as a soloist.

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Daniel had the opportunity to work with composers such as Steve Reich, David Lang, Péter Eötvös, Helmut Lachenmann, conductors and orchestras including Iván Fischer & Budapest Festival Orchestra, Zoltán Kocsis & Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra, András Keller & Concerto Budapest, ensembles like the Amadinda Percussion Group, Ju Percussion Group, and Synergy Vocals.

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In addition to playing at the famous venues of New York, Frankfurt, Basel, Ravello and Beijing, Daniel was invited by Michael Burritt to play at the world’s premier percussion festival, the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) in San Antonio (USA). In 2012 he won the Italy Percussive Arts Society's (PAS) International Percussion Competition’s Timpani category in Fermo, Italy. Daniel was awarded numerous scholarships, most recently the Annie Fischer Scholarship of the Ministry of Human Resources of Hungary and that of Budafok Government in Budapest to endorse several solo and chamber music concerts throughout 2017 and 2018. Previously he was supported by the scholarships of MOL & New Europe Foundation, Bank of China, Liszt Academy Budapest and the PAS Armand Zildjian scholarship.

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Concluding 15 years of percussion and 4 years of jazz studies, including masterclasses at Northwestern University (USA) and Croatia Drum Camp, Daniel graduated from the Liszt Academy, Budapest.

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