Yuval Ron is an international composer and record producer. He has composed scores for
numerous TV programs and films, such as Proteus, Oliver Twist, The Spiral Staircase,Susie Q and Someone to Die For. He has made field recordings in the Sinai desert with
the Bedouins and produced the record One Truth – “a window into the divine passion and poetry of Sufism” with the Sufi master musician Omar Faruk Tekbilek. His latest CD, Under the Olive Tree, brings together the sacred musical traditions of Judaism,
Sufism (Islamic mystical tradition) and the Christian Armenian Church. A recipient of multiple grants from National Endowment for the Arts, the Rockefeller Foundation, the
American Composers Forum and the California Council for the Humanities, Yuval has worked with the Moscow Symphony, the LAJS Symphony, and the New Hampshire Philharmonic. In 1998 he released his first solo recording "In Between the Heartbeat"
on Simulacra Records, followed by the CD "In the Shallows" in 2001. In 2003 he released the album ONE – “a desert voyage to the experience of oneness” on Magda Records, featuring Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Yair Dalal, Azam Ali and Haim Louk. Yuval received commissions from various international choreographers including Daniel Ezralow (American Repertory Ballet), Ashley Roland (ISO dance company) , Oguri (Renzoku Dance Company) and Paula Jose-Jones. 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”. Yuval is the musical director and oud player for The Yuval Ron Ensemble, dedicated to
fostering an understanding of Middle Eastern cultures and religions. The ensemble was featured in the World Festival of Sacred Music 2002 and performed in numerous events
in the US since 2000. Yuval is also a noted lecturer and leader of workshops and master classes at numerous schools and universities in the US and abroad, including Berklee College of Music, MIT, UCSD, SCUN, UCSC, Boston Center for the Arts and the Sam Spiegel Jerusalem Film
School. From 2000 to 2002, Yuval was curator and host of The International Underground, a world music concert series at the UCLA Hammer Museum.
For more information about Yuval Ron please visit: www.yuvalronmusic.com