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Ever since his youth, music has always played a major role in Daniel’s life. 

From the tender age of 10, he was a Chorister of Her Majesty’s Chapel Royal, St.James’s Palace, London for three years. He successfully passed his final (Grade 8) exams of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music on the piano, violin, organ, voice and theory of music by the age of 14. He attended the public school ‘The City of London School’ and left after passing his A-levels at the age of 17. He then went on to study Radio, Film & Television Studies with Music at Christ Church College, affiliated to the University of Kent at Canterbury. He was the only organ student of Dr.Alan Wicks at Canterbury Cathedral. He left university at 21. 

Then followed a long line of different activities, that made him into the versatile musician, manager, producer and agent that he now is:

  • Holiday apprentice in the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London 
  • Freelancer at Riverside Studios London and at the BBC 
  • Music teacher in England and in Germany 
  • Solo ballet repetiteur with the State Ballet Company of Essen, Germany 
  • Professor at the Music college, Folkwang Hochschule, Essen, Germany 
  • Freelancer in the artistic offices of the Aalto Theatre, Essen, Germany 
  • Musical Director and Accompanist of various Stars such as Angelika Milster, Deborah Sasson, Hartwig Rudolz, Renée Knapp, Sanni Luis, Rafi Weinstock, Maya Hakvoort, Annika Bruhns, Felix Martin, John Cashmore, Diana Böge, etc. 
  • Bandleader of his various ensembles : the Daniel Trio, the Daniel Kottnauer Sextett, etc. 
  • Pianist for various musicals such as Starlight Express, Just One World, West Side Story, etc. 
  • Artists’ agent 
  • Concert promotor 
  • Grounded his own event agency Daniel Productions (Germany) 

Daniel Kottnauer speaks fluent English, German, French, Czech and a little Italian.  


° Daniel Productions - Full Service Eventagentur und Künstleragentur ° Gutenbergstr. 23 ° D 45128 Essen °
° Tel.: +49 201 239046 ° Fax: +49 201 207624 ° Funk: +49 171 7252745 °
° Internet: http://www.daniel-procductions.de ° Email: daniel@daniel-productions.de °