Daniel Marillier

Écrit par Thierry Barbé. Posted in Classique

Daniel Marillier began playing the double bass at the age of 7 in a class taught by his father in Nice. At 14 he went on to attend the C.N.S.M. in Paris (National conservatory of Music) where he was taught by Jean-Marc ROLLEZ. During that time he won various prizes including the Special Jury Prize at the International Competition held in the Isle of Man at the age of 16.
He then went on to become the principal double bass in the orchestras of Nice and then Strasbourg and in 1984 became the first principal double bass of the Opera de Paris-Bastille Orchestra at the age of 22.
He has also dedicated his time to teaching and is currently a teacher at the C.N.R (National Conservatory) in Boulogne Billancourt. During the summer he teaches at various International Academies (Nice, Flaine, Abbaye de Floreffe in Belgium...)
He also gives soloi recitals around the world: USA, Taiwan, Japan...