Daniele Caminiti was born in Sicily. He graduated in classical guitar at the ‘Conservatorio’ in Pescara and studied for three years with Oscar Ghiglia at the Music Academy in Basel (Switzerland), where he obtained a Concert Diploma with the honor ‘excellent’. As a soloist he has won many prizes in various national and international competitions. He has dedicated himself to the study of early music played on historical instruments such as the renaissance lute, archlute, theorbo, baroque and romantic guitar. He studied with Peter Croton at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, where he also worked for several years as an accompanist.
His busy schedule includes performing as a soloist as well as a chamber musician in high-profile ensembles and orchestras, often playing with renowned artists, such as Andrea Marcon, Ottavio Dantone, Rubén Dubrovsky, Michael Hofstetter, Christian Curnyn, Attilio Cremonesi, Enrico Onofri, Chiara Banchini, Julia Schröder, Rachel Podger, Marc Hantaï, Maurice Steger, Sergio Azzolini, Antonio Politano, Alfredo Bernardini, Jesper Christensen, Jörg- Andreas Bötticher, Pierre-André Taillard, Cecilia Bartoli, Bernarda Fink, Veronica Cangemi, Maria Cristina Kiehr and Andreas Scholl.