is an internationally acclaimed artist, touring musician and pedagogue from Montenegro. He is frequently invited to perform at international concert series, festivals and concert halls, such as Guitar Foundation of America Convention, Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Manuel de Falla hall – (Madrid), Granada Festival Music y Danza, Koblenz International Guitar Festival, Shenyang Guitar Festival (China) and Daejon Guitar Festival (South Korea), A Tempo, Kotor art festival (Montenegro). He graduated at the Faculty of Music Arts in Belgrade in the class of Professor Vera Ogrizović, and completed his master studies in guitar at the Conservatory in Maastricht in the class of Professor Carlo Marchione.
Danijel Cerović is a prominent figure of the music life of Montenegro. He is co-founder and artistic director of the International Nikšić Guitar Festival (founded in 2005), and artistic director of the “Montenegro International Guitar Competition”. This Festival became, along with 14 festivals from all over Europe, part of the EuroStrings project. Cerović is also a member of the Artistic Council of the Music Center of Montenegro.
Since 2003 he has been engaged as a lecturer at the Academy of Music, University of Montenegro (Cetinje). He was a visiting professor of guitar at the Academy of Music in East Sarajevo. He teaches regularly at master classes at universities around the world, some of them are: Chapman University (USA), Metropolitan University – Denver (USA), Toronto University (Canada), Monteral Conservatory (Canada), Manitoba University (Canada), North Dakota University USA), California Conservatory of Music (San Jose, USA), Maastricht Conservatory (The Netherlands), Tianjin Conservatory (China) and others. He is a member of the jury at prestigious international guitar competitions.
As a soloist, he recorded a CD with the music of Scarlatti, Sora and Giuliani. As a member of „Duo Amarilli“, with mezzosoprano Amanda Stojović, he recorded a CD with music for voice and guitar, as well as CD of music pieces for two guitars with Goran Krivokapić (edition of the Music Center of Montenegro). In 2014 and 2016, as a member of a Montenegrin guitar duo with Goran Krivokapić, he transcribed and recorded for NAXOS Records six English suites by Johan Sebastian Bach. In 2018/19 he will perform at prestigious festivals, concert halls in Asia, South America, Europe and North America. Cerović, also going to record two CDs for the Naxos publishing house.