Daniil Protsyuk was born in 1973 in Leningrad. He began to study music at the Glinka Choral School of the St Petersburg State Academic Cappella. In 1996 he graduated from the piano faculty of the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire, in 1999 he completed a trainee assistantship under the artistic direction of Nina Oksetian and in 2000 he completed a postgraduate study at the conservatoire under Ivan Fedoseyev. From 1994 – 1995 he trained at the Kirchliche Musikhochschule in Halle under Johannes Schäfer, Volker Bräutigam and Klaus Eichhorn. From 1999 – 2000 he trained at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg under Pieter van Dijk.
From the age of eighteen he has frequently performed on tour, appearing in Russia, the USA and Europe.
He has recorded several albums, among them The Art of the Fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach, Reger, Dupré (The Organ Music of the Romantics) and Works by Bach, Liszt, Karg-Elert, Schoenberg and Eben.
Has written the books The Art of Organ Performance (1997) and Organ Technique and Performance Culture (2003). Has been the research editor of a series of publications about the organ music of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Has taken part in master-classes conducted by Zsigmond Szathmáry, Lionel Rogg, Petr Eben, Hans Haselboeck, Wolfgang Stockmayer, Rudolf Heinemann, Andreas Liebig, Bernard Haas, Kurt Lueders and Hans Davidsson among others.