Niklaus Keller was born in Switzerland.
After he had received a diploma for teaching percussion instruments he studied composition under Hans U. Lehmann at the Musikhochschule Zürich and under Paul Glass in the Italian part of Switzerland. Afterwards he completed a Masters degree at the University of Birmingham GB where he studied composition under Jonty Harrison.
He works as a percussion teacher and as a composer.
Niklaus Keller’s music is published by Müller&Schade, Bern, Switzerland.
The Federal Office for Culture (BAK) and the UBS Culture Foundation honoured his musical work.