Huw Daniel was a pupil at Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera, South Wales, and was then an organ scholar at Robinson College, Cambridge, graduating with first-class honours in music in 2001. He then studied the baroque violin at the Royal Academy of Music for two years with Simon Standage. In 2004, Huw was a member of EUBO, the members of which formed Harmony of Nations and went on to play together and record two CDs. He was the leader of Orquestra Barroca Casa da Música, Porto from 2004 until 2021, and has been one of the leaders of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment since 2020. He's also a member of the Dunedin Consort and the Irish Baroque Orchestra. As guest-leader he has played and recorded with EUBO, the English Concert, the King’s Consort, the Sixteen, Barokkanerne Oslo, and the Helsinki Baroque Orchestra. Huw plays a violin by Jacob Stainer, 1665.