Dane Little is a native of Washington State, where he earned a Bachelor of Music from Washington State University. After studies with Stephen Kates in Baltimore and Claus Adam in Aspen, Mr. Little came to Los Angeles to study with Robert Martin at California Institute of the Arts, where he earned a Masters of Fine Arts in 1980.

After school he slipped into freelancing, and he’s still there with his wife Carrie, their two children, and five cats. He keeps busy working in the Motion-Picture/TV industry, the Pasadena Symphony, the Los Angeles Opera and playing chamber music.