Danny Ursetti is a composer/conductor from Southern California and has been active in the music industry since graduating with honors from the prestigious California State University, Northridge School of Music in 2009. He has kept busy by working as the Assistant Conductor on “The David Rose Centennial Recording” (recorded at Capitol Records with David Newman as the principal conductor in 2010), Principal Conductor on “The Music of the Platters”, featuring the late Platters member Paul Robi’s daughter, Franchesa Robi (also recorded at Capitol Records in 2011), and most recently was Principal Conductor and Arranger on the recording of the David Rose’s, “Betty” to be included on “The David Rose Centennial Recording” available on iTunes. Danny’s recent Film/TV credits include: HILL’S IDEAL BALANCE PET FOOD (Commercial, 2013, composer), GATCHAMAN (2013, conductor/additional music), THE ACTIVIST (2013, string orchestration), I DO (2012, string orchestration), THE COURIER (2011, conductor/string orchestration) and AMANDA KNOX: MURDER ON TRIAL IN ITALY (2011, orchestration). Danny is currently working with David Rose Publishing on the reconstruction of David Rose’s original music and arrangements. In the summer of 2013, both the New York Philharmonic and the Pasadena Pops performed Danny’s orchestration/reconstruction of David Rose’s arrangements of “The Night They Invented Champagne”. Most recently, Danny’s flute quintet “The Quarter” won the silver award at The Global Music Awards, his latest orchestral work “Bounce” was premiered by the Moorpark High School Symphony Orchestra (May 2014) and The Pasadena Pops will be performing his arrangement of “Nature Boy” this summer (August 2015). Danny is also always working and collaborating on countless symphonic commissions with various performers and ensembles from around the country.
(from June 2015)