Trained at Interlochen and the University of Southern California, Daniel Kelley is a pianist, a composer, arranger and a French hornist. In addition to being a member of the LA Opera Orchestra and the Pasadena Symphony, he has worked on many motion pictures including Star Wars Episodes VII and VIII, Frozen, Geostorm, Wreck-It Ralph, Big Hero 6, Spiderman: Homecoming, and all of the Pirates of the Caribbean, Ice Age, Men in Black and Hot Tub Time Machine films. Creator of the Music for Two and Music for Three series, nearly 750,000 books of his compositions and arrangements have sold worldwide.

Daniel also bakes constantly, mosaics, drives a cherry red 1929 Model A Phaeton, annoys practically everyone with puns, and loves playing games of any kind, though Hearts is his current fave. In both 2016 and 2017, a mosaic of his won first prize at the LA County Fair. He and his wife Cynthia have three children, Adair, Darcy and Adele, and too many fish.