Daniil Bulayev is a student at the Emīls Dārziņš Music School under the tutelage of Nelli Sarkisjan – a musician at the LNSO (Latvian National Symphony Orchestra) first violin section. Daniil gave his first concert with a chamber orchestra when he was five years old. Two years later he performed with a symphonic orchestra for the first time and another year later played a recital at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory Central Music School. Since then the young musician performs at least one recital every season.
Daniil plays with Latvian, Lithuanian, Russian, Armenian and Chinese symphonic and chamber orchestras, including Kremerata Baltica, Glasperlenspiel Sinfonietta, Moscow Virtuosos, the State Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Tatarstan, andthe Macau Symphony Orchestra.
The musician has participated in such festivals as Avanti!, Artissimo, Early Music Festival in Rundāle, Musica Mundi (Belgium), New names (Armenia), Iguazú in Concert (Argentina), Flourishing Arts (Macau), Altolivenzafestival Giovani (Italy) and many others.
Each year Daniil Bulayev performs at the official concerts for Anniversary of the Republic of Latvia; in 2014 he played a solo with Kremerata Baltica in the highly praised open-air concert Born in Riga, and in the October of 2018 Daniil played a recital at the Latvian National Opera.
He has been awarded with the Grand Prix and first prize in international contests in Riga, Vilnius, Moscow, Italy and China.