Daniel Vella started his musical studies at the Għaqda Mużikali Marija Bambina, Banda Vittorja, Naxxar. Subsequently he continued his studies with Joe Aġius, Ray Cremona, Lawrence Borġ and Paul Borġ. He also attended various masterclasses with international musicians, including world-renowned trumpet player Reinhold Friedrich. In 2019 Daniel achieved the LTCL diploma in trumpet.In 2020 he graduated in Wind Band Studies Diploma at the University of Malta
Daniel is very active in the local musical scene. He has played with various artists and orchestras in musicals and concerts including the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra and the Big Band Brothers. Many times he has performed as a virtuosic soloist with a number of Maltese wind bands. He has also performed in various band albums and album launches including the renowned band The Riffs and the group No Snow No Alps. On an international level, Daniel has performed in music festivals held in England, Sicily, Portugal and Tunisia.
Daniel is also the composer of various band marches, funeral marches and other works as well as a music arranger. In 2019 he released his first CD Album “għaliex?” with a set of funeral marches. Currently, he is also the music director of the Ghaqda Muzikali San Leonardo of Kirko