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Regretting Almost Everything - World Premiere

Regretting Almost Everything, (formerly titled Things We Think But Don't Dare Say) a new musical featuring book and lyrics by Lauren Taslitz and music by Danny Ursetti, will make its debut with a special two-night run on August 6 and 7 at Mr. Finn's Cabaret (36 Linden Street, Pittsfield) at BarringtREAD MORE

TISCH 50th Anniversary Song Contest!!!

I am happy to announce that a song I co-wrote with Jesse Gage, "For All The World" has won 3rd place in NYU TISCH's 50th Anniversary Song Contest!     The song was premiered at Tisch's 50th Anniversary Weekend Celebration on 2/26 in the Riese Lounge at the Dean's Hangout. CheckREAD MORE

World of Questions LIVE!

Hi Everyone! I am very excited to finally share a clip from my New York debut last year... this is WORLD OF QUESTIONS live at The Laurie Beechman Theatre music and arrangement by Danny Ursetti lyrics by Jesse Gage Featuring: Vocals - Alex Syiek Piano - Rachel Dean Violin - Emily READ MORE

In The Works! - NYC

Hey Everyone! If you're in NYC on December 8th, please check out this event at the Laurie Beechman Theatre (the premiere of my music in New York!) For more info/tickets go HERE! I hope to see you all there! -DREAD MORE

The Hands of Orlac World Premiere Pics/Video!!!

Hi Everyone! I'm very excited to share few photos and video of The Hands of Orlac World Premiere on Friday October 30th. Enjoy and let me know what you think below!Amazing program cover! Signing autographs after the show WORLD PREMIERE PERFORMANCE, congrats Burbank High School!!! -DREAD MORE

The Hands Of Orlac World Premiere!!!

I hope to see you there!!! SoCal-ians!!! 2 weeks from today my latest commission will be premiered with a 100+ piece orchestra! I hope to see you there October 30th!!! ??? #Halloween #Orchestra #FilmScore #Spoooooky A photo posted by dannyursetti (@dannyursetti) on Oct 16, 2015 at 4:59pmREAD MORE

NYC Update #1

Hey Everyone! Thank you all SO much for the birthday wishes!!! For those of you who are interested (read: Mom) I've been living in NYC for about a month so far and I am alive and well. The biggest adjustment so far is the lack of control during my commute. I am at the mercy of the subway gods. I READ MORE

I Guess This Is Goodbye Ole' Pal...(Part 2)

I can't believe I've been writing on this beautiful instrument for the past 9 years. We've been through a lot. I'll miss ya and I hope to see you soon... Saying goodbye to the piano I've composed music on for almost 10 years. I'll miss ya. #Goodbye #Piano #SoLongAndThanksForAllTheNotes A pREAD MORE

I Guess This Is Goodbye Ole' Pal...(Part 1)

I'm saying goodbye to an old friend this morning... Saying goodbye to this piano in the morning... #Goodbye #OutOfTune #Piano #WhenYouWishUponAStar #Disney @royalhsband A video posted by dannyursetti (@dannyursetti) on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:09pm PDT I received this beautiful Wurlitzer upREAD MORE

NYU Bound!!!

I am thrilled to announce that I was accepted to NYU's Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program!!! I'm super excited/terrified to announce that I will be attending #NYU's #Tisch School of the Arts this Fall to get my Master's!!! #GMTWP A photo posted by dannyursetti (@dannyursetti) on May 14READ MORE

Congrats SSHS!!!

Congratulations to Larry English & The Santa Susana High School Percussion Ensemble on receiving a Superior Command Performance at the Valley View Solo/Ensemble Festival!!! They performed/comissioned my arrangement "Themes from Star Trek", music by Alexander Courage and Jerry Goldsmith. I READ MORE

Winter 2015 E-mail Blast!

Hello Internet World/Fellow Music Makers! Below you may view my WINTER 2015 E-mail Blast. Please enjoy the music and let me know what you think! (click on links to view catalog) WINTER 2015_Wind Ensemble                                                              WINTER 2015_Jazz Ensemble &READ MORE

Happy Holidays! (2014)

Hello Everyone! As this year is coming to a close, I'd like to share with you all some holiday music to enjoy. Whether you're wrapping gifts, having a family or friends over for a get together, or just want your own personal playlist, please enjoy this smattering of music from the most wonderful READ MORE

Ooooh, listen to the music!

Hello Everyone! I have recently updated the EVENTS page and I am excited to announce that there are a LOT of performances coming up in the next few months! Here's a short run down of what you can look forward to: SEPTEMBER 27th Royal High School will be premiering the first three movements READ MORE

There was a boy...*Part 2*

Hello! I have finally edited together a video from inside the booth recording "Nature Boy"... You can check out my original post about the session and how the arrangement came to be in record time here. A big thanks goes out to John Hester and Eddie Wakes for the opportunity to collaborREAD MORE

*New Concert/Jazz Music* - Fall 2014 August E-mail Blast!

Hello! Below you can view my FALL 2014 E-mail Blast. Please enjoy the music and let me know what you think! My name is Danny Ursetti and I am a composer/arranger based in Southern California.  Over the past few years, I have assembled a library of commissioned pieces from various Ventura CountREAD MORE

"The Quarter" turns one year old!!!

I can't believe it's been one year since my trip to New Orleans for the 2013 National Flute Association Conference and the world premiere of "The Quarter"!!! I had such a great time and Pipe Dream Flutes & Friends performed the hell out of it. I am forever thankful to them for commissioning thisREAD MORE

*New Concert/Jazz Music* - Fall 2014 E-mail Blast!

Hello! Below you can view my FALL 2014 E-mail Blast. Please enjoy the music and let me know what you think! My name is Danny Ursetti and I am a composer/arranger based in Southern California.  Over the past few years, I have assembled a library of commissioned pieces from various Ventura CountREAD MORE

Back to the grind!

Hey Everyone! After my whirlwind trip around the UK, I'm back and following weeks of recovering from jet-lag (yawn!), the site is (almost) completely updated! New music, new videos, new performances, and more! New Music/Videos You can now view scores, listen/watch performances, and even purREAD MORE

"Bounce" premiere/Death Valley/UK!!!!

Howdy Everybody! These last few weeks have been loaded with fantastic performances/premieres from Royal High School, the premiere of two films I recently completed (Pixas Comet and Death Valley) and I just started writing Taft Union's 2014-2015 Marching Band Show, whew... But never fear, thereREAD MORE

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