Born in Brussels in 1971, Daniel Rubenstein graduated with Honors from the Royal Music Conservatory of Brussels (Belgium) as well as the Indiana University (USA) and has performed as a chamber musician or as a soloist in important venues in Belgium, Holland, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Luxembourg, Ireland, Bulgaria, Turkey, Brazil, South Korea, Japan and Israel.
Winner of the National Pro Civitate Competition (Axion Classics of Dexia Banque), 1st Prize the national violin competition Edouard Deru and the national violin competition 'Young Virtuoso’ (Lioness Club) and winner of the Viola Concerto Competition of the Indiana University, Daniel Rubenstein gave his first solo concert at the age of 15 with the National Orchestra of Belgium under the direction of Mendi Rodan.
Daniel Rubenstein appeared in concerts halls such as the Manuel De Falla Auditorium (Granada), the National Concert Hall (Dublin), the Albert Long Hall and CRR Concert Series (Istanbul), the Elisabeth Hall and the Singel (Antwerp), the Tel-Aviv Museum and Haïfa Rapapurt Auditorium (Israel), the Henri Leboeuf Concert Hall (Fine Arts Center -Bozar- Brussels), the Philharmonic Society of Oviedo and the National Auditorium of Murcia (Spain), Antalya Filharmony (Turkey), the Minato Mirai Chamber Concert Hall (Yokohama), performing notably with the Irish Radio Orchestra (RTE - Dublin), the Chamber Orchestra of Wallonia, the Belgian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Cascais (Portugal) or the Flanders Philharmonic Orchestra, with conductors such as André Vandernoot, Jean-Pierre Wallez, Proinssias O'Duin, Georges Octors and Ronald Zollman.
As a chamber musician, Daniel Rubenstein performed together with artists such as Hagaï Shaham, Yuzuko Horigome, Peter Zazofsky, Liviu Prunaru, Gil Sharon, Veronique Bogaerts, Vladimir Mendelssohn, Michael Haran, Herre-Jan Stegenga, Luc Dewez, Mirel Iancovici, Marc Grauwels, Michel Lethiec, Ronald Van Spaendonck, Abdel-Rahman El Bacha, Brigitte Engerer, David Lively and Daniel Blumenthal. Daniel Rubenstein premiered solo and chamber music works of composers such as Ariel Blumenthal, Kris Oelbrandt, Don Freund, Jan Van Landeghem, Michel Lysight, Oded Zehavi, and gave the first performance in Israel of Aviya Kopelman's Concerto for Violin and Ud (Nov 2004).
Regular partner in duo with pianist Muhiddin Dürrüoglu-Demiriz, violist of the 'Mahler Piano Quartet' and violist of the 'Guarneri String trio', Daniel Rubenstein is also the 1st violinist of the 'Mendelssohn Ensemble' (string quintet and sextet) with whom he just released a CD with the Tchaïkovsky Souvenir de Florence, Dvorak 1st piano quintet and the world premiere recording of Michel Lysight's 3 Croquis for string quintet (label Contreclisse).
After studying with Marie-Christine Springuel, José Pingen and his father Jerrold Rubenstein, Daniel Rubenstein studied with Marcel Debot, Philippe Hirshhorn, Miriam Fried and Franco Gulli and received further training with Nicolas Chumachenco and Boris Belkin. He also completed full studies as a pianist at the Royal Music Conservatory of Brussels and graduated as a violist in the class of Atar Arad (Indiana University).
Concertmaster of the Waterloo Soloists, Violin Professor at the Petite Chapelle d'Argenteuil, Daniel Rubenstein is in addition Viola Professor at the Royal Music Conservatory of Mons (Belgium) where he also teaches chamber music for the past 5 years.