Credits

DANNY URSETTI
Composer/Conductor/Arranger
danny@dannyursetti.com
www.dannyursetti.com

Feature Films:

HUSH HUSH (2011)
Director: Byron Gatt
Producers: Byron Gatt and Greg Checchi

Short Films:

WALTZ (2015)
Director: Hannah Dalrymple
Producer: Pegini Productions in association with USC school of cinematic arts

SPACE EGG (2015)
Director: Hannah Dalrymple
Producer: Pegini Productions in association with USC school of cinematic arts

UNRAVELLING SILENCE (2015)
Director: Jenna Neish
Producer: Lazard Timsit in association with USC school of cinematic arts

IN DREAMS (2014)
Director: Thomas Truax
Producer: Thomas Truax in association with USC School of Cinematic Arts

DEATH VALLEY (2014)
Director: Bryce Platz
Producer: Parker Ruttan in association with CSUN school of cinema and television arts

PIXAS COMET (2014)
Director: Hannah Dalrymple
Producer: Hedge Productions in association with USC school of cinematic arts

THE GIRL SHE KNEW (2013)
Director: Bianca Bee
Producer: Bianca Bee

FIRST SERVE (2013)
Director: Moorpark College Film Department Students
Producer: Moorpark College Film Department

STORY (2013)
Director: Hannah Dalrymple
Producer: Pegini Productions

SOLAR ECLIPSE (2012)
Director: Jerry Ursetti
Producer: July 123 Productions

AVERY (2012)
Director: Byron Gatt
Producer: Byron Gatt

PILLSBURY (2009)
Director: Luke Erickson
Producer: Erickson Clan Productions

EVOLUTION (2009)
Director: Jason Wada
Producer: CSU Summer Arts

HUMBLE PIE (2008)
Director: Sergio Bautista
Producer: Sergio Bautista

Commercials:

HILL’S IDEAL BALANCE SCIENCE DIET (2013)
Producers: Hill’s Ideal Balance
Agency: Red Fuse

Arranging/Orchestration:

“LET IT GO” (2015) commissioned arrangement/orchestration for the 2015 CSUN Women’s Chorale, Dr. Katherine Baker, director
Composer: Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez

“THEMES FROM STAR TREK” (2015) commissioned arrangement for the 2015 Santa Susana High School Percussion Ensemble, Larry English, director
Composer: Alexander Courage & Jerry Goldsmith

“BLUE MOON” (2014) arrangement for the short film “In Dreams”
Composer: Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart

“NATURE BOY” (2014) arrangement/orchestration
Composer: Eden Ahbez
Performed by: Eddie Wakes & Orchestra

“THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT” (2014) arrangement/orchestration
Composer: Kern/Fields
Performed by: Eddie Wakes & Orchestra

“BETTY” (2013) arrangement
Composer: David Rose

“OVER THE RAINBOW” (2013) orchestration
Composer: Arlen/Harburg
Arranger: David Rose
Commissioned: Michael Feinstein & The Pasadena Pops

“THE NIGHT THEY INVENTED CHAMPAGNE” (2013) orchestration
Composer: Lerner/Lowe
Arranger: David Rose
Commissioned: Ted Sperling & The New York Philharmonic

THE ACTIVIST (2012) orchestration
Composer: Cyril Morin

METAL GEAR SOLID 25th ANNIVERSARY RECORDING (2012) orchestration
Composers: Harry Gregson-Williams, Akihiro Honda, Kazuma Jinnouchi & Nobuko Toda

I DO (2012) orchestration
Composer: Cyril Morin

REMEMBERING THE PLATTERS (2011) orchestration
Artist: Franchesca Robi (The Platters)

THE COURIER (2011) orchestration
Composer: Nima Fahkrara

AMANDA KNOX: MURDER ON TRIAL IN ITALY (2011) orchestration
Composer: Zack Ryan

CLOVER STRING QUARTET (2010-present) arranger

THE DAVID ROSE CENTENNIAL RECORDINGS (2010) arrangement
Composer: David Rose

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY NORTHRIDGE ALMA MATER (2010) arrangement
Commissioned by: CSUN Women’s Chorale

KARATE KID DEMO (2009) orchestration
Composer: Mateo Messina

Conductor:

GATCHAMAN (2013) The Bridge, Glendale, CA
Producer: Nima Fahkrara

THE DAVID ROSE CENTENNIAL RECORDING II (2013) CSUN, Northridge, CA
Producer: Angela Rose

PICTURE BOOKS IN CONCERT RECORDING (2012) CSUN, Northridge, CA
Producer: Max Mueller

REMEMBERING THE PLATTERS (2011) Capitol Records, Hollywood, CA
Producer: Angela Rose

THE COURIER (2011) East West Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Producer: Nima Fahkrara

THE DAVID ROSE CENTENNIAL RECORDING I (2010) Capitol Records, Hollywood, CA
Principal Conductor: David Newman
Producer: Angela Rose

Songs:

“FEEL GOOD MEDLEY” – It’s A New Day (2015)
-Choral Arrangement
-Instrumental Arrangement/Orchestration

“PLAY ON!” – from PLAY ON! (2014)
-Composer
-Instrumental Arrangement/Orchestration

“MURDER MOST FOUL” – from PLAY ON! (2014)
-Instrumental Arrangement/Orchestration

“A LITTLE BIT OF ROCK” – It’s A New Day (2013)
-Choral Arrangement
-Instrumental Arrangement/Orchestration

“THE DRAKES MAIN TITLE (HERE COME THE DRAKES!)” – The Drakes T.V. Series (2013)
-Co-Writer with Derek Lux
-Instrumental Arrangement/Orchestration

“FRIDAY I’M IN LOVE/SOMEONE LIKE YOU” – YOLA Ensemble (2012)
-Vocal Arrangement
-Instrumental Arrangement

“BIG WORLD” – Paul Casey (2012)
-String Arrangements
-Conductor

“WHERE THE SAD SITS”, “KISS AND A PUSH” and “LULLABY” – Laura Duncan (2012)
-String Arrangements
-Conductor

“WITCHES BREW” from DECOMPOSING TONY MASLOW (2009)
-Co-Writer with Earl Smith

Video Games:

BRIDENATOR: BRIDAL RAMPAGE (2011)
AFI School Project

Musicals (Incidental Music):

PLAY ON! (2014)
Presented by: The Royal Players, Simi Valley, CA

CHARLES DICKENS’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL (2012)
Presented by: The Royal Players, Simi Valley, CA

List of Concert Works

Orchestral:

BOUNCE (2014) (9:30)
Commissioned by: Moorpark High School Instrumental Music Department, Samantha and John Theisen, Directors
Moorpark High School, Moorpark, CA
Premiere: May 29th, 2014 – Moorpark High School PAC, Moorpark, CA

VITAE (2013) (4:00)
Premiere: TBD

BEYOND THE STARS (2012) (8:30)
Premiere: TBD

SUITE FROM “HUSH HUSH” (2011) for String Orchestra
Commissioned by: NoHo Summer String Orchestra
Premiere: August 7th, 2011 – NoHo Stages, North Hollywood, CA

Wind Ensemble:

BOUNCE (2015) (9:00)
Premiere: TBD

CANDY CANE LANE (2014) (3:00)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, orchestral winds director,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: December 10th, 2014 – Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA

TWAS’ THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS SUITE (2013) (7:00)
Commissioned by: Paul Pate, orchestral winds director,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: December 11th, 2013 – Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA

ZOMBIES, RUN! (2013) (4:30)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: October 16th, 2013 – Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA

THE WILD RUMPUS! (2013) (3:00)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: May 23rd, 2013 – Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA

SEASONS GREETINGS (2012) (5:30)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: December 12th, 2012 – Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA

BEYOND THE STARS (2012) (7:00)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: May 31st, 2012 – Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA

VOYAGE ON THE HIGH SEAS (2012) (7:00)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: May 31st, 2012 – Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA

FLYING SAUCERS (2012) (4:30)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: October 17th, 2012 – Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA

TRICK OR TREAT? (2012) (3:00)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: October 17th, 2012 – Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA

SNOW GLOBE (2011) (2:00)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: December 7th, 2011 – Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA

A CUP OF CHEER(2011) (2:00)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: December 7th, 2011 – Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA

THE SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE (2011) (4:30)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: May 24th, 2011 – Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA

HOLIDAY HIJINKS (2010) (6:00)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: December 8th, 2010 – Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA

THE CHASE (2010) (2:30)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: December 8th, 2010 – Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA

Jazz Ensemble:

VELOCIRAPTOR (2015) (10:00)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: TBD

BLACKOUT (2015) (6:00)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: March 7th, 2015 – Pasadena City College Jazz Festival, Pasadena, CA

YO MAMBO! (2014) (6:15)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: April 11th, 2014 – Santa Barbara Jazz Festival, Santa Barbara, CA

EMERGENCY EXIT (2014) (6:00)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: May 10th, 2014 – San Francisco Heritage Festival, San Francsico, CA

THE QUARTER (2013) (5:30)
Premiere: May 4th, 2013 – Moorpark High School Jazz Festival, Moorpark, CA

IT IS WHAT IT IS (2013)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: March 16th, 2013 – Pasadena City College Jazz Festival, Pasadena, CA

EXIT RAMP (2013) (5:00)
Commissioned by: Paul Pate, jazz band director,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: March 16th, 2013 – Pasadena City College Jazz Festival, Pasadena, CA

NAILBITER! (2012) (4:45)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: March 30th, 2012 – San Francisco Heritage Festival, San Francisco, CA

EXIT STRATEGY (2012) (4:00)
Commissioned by: Paul Pate, jazz band director,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: March 30th, 2012 – San Francisco Heritage Festival, San Francisco, CA

EXIT ROUTE (2011) (4:45)
Commissioned by: Paul Pate, jazz band director,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: April 8th, 2011 – Reno Jazz Festival, Reno, NV

ELLIPSYS (2009) (5:30)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: May 16th, 2011 – San Francisco Heritage Festival, San Francisco, CA

Solo/Chamber:

THE QUARTER (2012) (6:30) for Flute Quintet
Commissioned by: Pipe Dream Flutes & Friends for the 2013 National Flute Assoc. Convention
Premiere: August 8th, 2013 – National Flute Association Convention, New Orleans, LA
*2013 GLOBAL MUSIC AWARD WINNER for Creativity
*2014 AMERICAN PRIZE Semi-Finalist – Chamber Music – Professional Division

FOR NORMA (2012) (4:00) for Solo Flute & Guitar
Commissioned by: Cameron O’Connor, guitarist

Marching Band:

TO CATCH A BRIEFCASE (2014) (9:00)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: October 11th 2014 – Royal Classic, Simi Valley, CA

THE HOBBIT: THERE AND BACK AGAIN (2014) (6:00)
Commissioned by: Amanda Posey, director of bands,
Taft Union High School, Taft, CA
Premiere: October 11th 2014 – Royal Classic, Simi Valley, CA

ESCAPE TO NEVERLAND (2013) (8:30)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: October 12th 2013 – Sounds of Conejo, Thousand Oaks, CA
*3rd place SCSBOA Championships 2013 – Royal High School

THE WILDEST SHOW IN THE WEST! (2012) (9:00)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: October 6th, 2012 – Sounds of Conejo, Thousand Oaks, CA

FIND ME IN THE DARKNESS (2011) (7:30)
Commissioned by: Mark Petrowsky, director of bands,
Rio Mesa High School, Oxnard, CA
Premiere: October 15th, 2011 – Royal Classic, Simi Valley, CA

THE GREATEST SHOW ON TURF! (2011) (9:00)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: October 1st, 2011 – Sounds of Conejo, Thousand Oaks, CA

SCALING THE HEIGHTS (2010) (8:30)
Commissioned by: Lisa Pate, director of bands,
Royal High School, Simi Valley, CA
Premiere: October 9th, 2010 – Sounds of Conejo, Thousand Oaks, CA

Education:

B.M. California State University Northridge, CA, 2009
Commercial & Media Composition

CSU Summer Arts New Frontiers in Digital Music and Media, 2009

CSU Summer Arts Composer-Performer Collaboration, 2008

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