DANIEL ROJAS

COMPOSER

Gabi KochlaniComposer and guitarist Daniel Rojas was born and raised in Costa Rica into a musical family. He moved to the US in 2006 to attend the prestigious jazz program at the University of North Texas, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Jazz Arranging & Composition. In 2009, he co-founded Vesper Sound Productions in Dallas, TX – where he composed extensively for commercials and Network shows; including work featured on National Geographic Television, the Discovery Channel and CNN Headline News. He later moved to Los Angeles, where he assisted German film composer Klaus Badelt (Pirates of the Caribbean, Gladiator, Beijing Olympics) on nearly 30 feature films, video games and live shows. During his time with Badelt, Daniel also worked on the arrangement of songs by Bryan Adams and the multiple Academy Award-winning duo of Alan Menken and Sir Tim Rice (The Lion King, Aladdin). He currently works as a freelance composer, arranger and orchestrator out of his studios in Santa Monica, CA.>