Daria Burlak was born in 1986 in Vladivostok (Russia). She received her first piano lessons at the age of five in Moscow.
In 2004, she completed her education in solo, chamber music piano performance and piano teaching with Prof. A. Mndoyants and P. Fedotova at the Central Music School by the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory receiving a diploma with distinction.
From 2004 to 2005, she studied musicology (history and theory of music) at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory.
Since 2005, she has been studying at the Hochschule für Musik Köln (Cologne Conservatory of Music) in the classes of Prof. Vassily Lobanov (piano), Prof. Thierry Mechler (organ and improvisation), Prof. Anthony Spiri (chamber music), Barbara Maurer (contemporary music), Yoo-Chang Nah and Lia Montoya-Palmen (singing), Prof. Gerald Hambitzer (historical performing of music), receiving two diplomas with distinction as both concert organist and concert pianist in 2010 and obtaining the Master of Music degree in organ and piano performance in 2012.
In 2015, Daria Burlak completed her studies in organ performance (Konzertexamen, class of Prof. Dr. Martin Sander) at the Hochschule für Musik Detmold (Detmold Conservatory of Music), receiving a certificate with distinction.
In addition, she attended piano master classes given by, among others, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Walter Blankenheim, Dmitry Bashkirov and organ master classes by Olivier Latry, Dame Gillian Weir, Eric Lebrun, Margareta Hürholz, Daniel Maurer, Helmut Deutsch, Sophie-Véronique Cauchefer-Choplin, Daniel Roth, Frédéric Blanc, Harald Vogel and Gary Verkade.
Daria Burlak played organ and piano recitals, among others, at the Cologne Philharmonic Hall, Essen Philharmonic Hall, RadioKulturhaus Wien, Concert Hall of Mariinsky Theatre, Audimax Bochum, Konzerthaus Detmold, she performed as part of international festivals and in chamber music concerts in Germany, France, Austria, Italy, Spain, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Sweden, Lithuania, Russia, Canada and in the USA. Recitals were broadcasted on Radio France, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Radio of Russia, in Canada and in the USA.
During the concert tour to the USA in 2013-2014, Daria Burlak played 12 recitals in 8 states (including the Washington National Cathedral, Milwaukee Cathedral and Hartford Cathedral).
As soloist, she played with Orchestre symphonique du CRR de Paris and with Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie. She has also premiered works by contemporary composers such as Vassily Lobanov, Thierry Escaich and Pierre Thilloy.
Daria Burlak is prizewinner of the International Organ Competition Ville de Paris (2007, 2nd Prize and the Prize of the youngest soloist), 6th International Mikael Tariverdiev Organ Competition (2009, Hamburg, Germany – Worcester, MA – Moscow – Kaliningrad, 1st Prize and 10 special prizes), Canadian International Organ Competiton (2014, Montreal, 3rd Prize), 9th International organ competition at St. Andreas, Korschenbroich (2015, Germany, 1st Prize), 6th International Organ Competition Dudelange (2017, Luxembourg, 1st Prize and the audience award), 26th International Organ Competition „Grand Prix de Chartres” (2018, 2nd Prize).