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World: Middle East Contemporary Moods: Spiritual World: Andalusian World: World Traditions Moods: Type: Compilations

By Location
United States - California - LA

Links
Yuval Ron's website

The Yuval Ron Ensemble featuring Najwa Gibran

Yuval Ron is a world-music artist, composer, educator, peace activist and record producer who have composed internationally for Film, TV, Dance and Theater. Graduated Cum Laude as a Film Scoring Major at Berklee College of Music in Boston, he has continuously researched various ethnic musical traditions and spiritual paths world-wide. Among his many honors, he was invited to perform for the Dalai Lama, to collaborated with the Sufi leader Pir Zia Inyat Khan, and won an Oscar for the musical film West Bank Story in 2006. He was presented with many awards including Los Angeles Treasures Award in 2004, and awarded prestigious grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, American Composers Forum, California Council for the Humanities and the Rockefeller Foundation among others. Yuval Ron has produced field recordings in the Sinai Desert with the Bedouins, archival preservation recordings of the sacred Yemenite, Moroccan and Andalusian Jewish traditions, and produced the album "One Truth - A Window into the Divine Passion and Poetry of Sufism" (Worldclass Records). Yuval composed scores for numerous TV programs and films including Breaking the Maya Code, Proteus, Oliver Twist, The Spiral Staircase, Susie Q and Someone to Die For and collaborated with film directors such as Ari Sandel, David Lebrun and Jeremy Kagan to name a few. He received commissions from various international choreographers including Daniel Ezralow (American Repertory Ballet), Ashley Roland (ISO dance company), Oguri (Renzoku Dance Company), Paula Jose-Jones and Zen priest and visual artist Hirokazu Kosaka. In 1997 he was musical supervisor and vocal director for the double CD album of the musical "Masada - the musical Saga" featuring Davis Gaines. His original scores for theater productions includes Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest”, Yeats’ “Amer’s Jeleasy” and Beckett’s “Casscando”. He is also a noted lecturer and has been invited to speak at numerous schools including: Yale University, UCLA, John Hopkins University, Brandeis University, MIT, Berklee College of Music, UCSD, University of Pittsburg, Esalen Institute, Texas University in Austin, Jerusalem Film School, and many others. For more information about Yuval Ron please visit: www.yuvalronmusic.com.