Daumants Liepins (Liepiņš), a young Latvian pianist, started to play piano at age of 5. He started winning prizes in numerous piano competitions already from a young age, including 1st prize in the National Piano Competition (2003)
Just recently Daumants became the 1st prize winner of the 8th Nordic Piano Competition and in 2016 he won the 3rd Prize in The Fifth RNCM James Mottram International Piano Competition in Manchester, UK (WFIMC).
Daumants has performed with several symphony orchestras, including Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Helsingborg Symphony orchestra and Kaunas Symphony orchestra.
In that year 2017 Daumants got nominated to Latvian National Music Award category: ”Young musician of the year”
In February 2016 he was chosen to be one of 4 participants of Mitsuko Uchida Workshop in Carnegie Hall
Currently, Daumants is living in Arvika and studying at Ingesund / Karlstad University in Sweden with prof. Julia Mustonen-Dahlkvist.