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He was born in 1991 in Lviv. He began playing piano at the age of six. He graduated from the prestigious specialized Solomiya Krushelnytska Lviv Specialized Music Boarding School, the piano class of Yuri Moysyak. In 2009 Danylo Saienko has been accepted to the piano class of Prof. József Örmény at the Mykola Lysenko National Music Academy in Lviv (Ukraine), in June 2013 he received his bachelor degree. From 2014 to 2016 he was studying at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg with Prof. Anna Vinnizka.
Danylo received awards at the International Vladimir Horowitz Piano Competition in Kyiv (2012), Emil Gilels International Piano Competition in Odesa (2012), Mykola Lysenko International Competition in Kyiv (2012). He received the "Zlotyj Parnas" award at the Piano Forum Festival 2011 (Poland). He was a Finalist at "Valsesa Muska" Piano Competition in Varallo 2013 (Italy) and the S. Stancic Piano Competition 2014 (Croatia). He won the 2015 Maria Canals International Piano Competition (Spain) and "GIORGOS Thymis" (Greece).