Dominic Frontiere (born June 17, 1931) is an American composer, arranger, and jazz accordionist. He is known for composing the theme to the television series The Outer Limits. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, the son of a musical family, at age 7 Frontiere was already playing several instruments before deciding to concentrate on the accordion. At 12, he played solo at Carnegie Hall. After a stint with a big band in the late 1940's and early 1950's, Frontiere moved to Los Angeles, where he enrolled at UCLA.