I am an award winning New York City based composer specializing in music projects of all shapes and sizes. Whatever your needs are, I can give your work the unique voice it deserves and maximize its impact.
Here’s a formal recap of my recent ventures:
Ron’s film music has recently been featured in 100+ festivals worldwide, including the Seattle International Film Festival, the Atlanta Film Festival, VisionFest, Anaheim International Film Festival (audience award, best live-action short film), Breckenridge Festival (best film award), the Palm Springs International ShortFest and the Palm Beach International Film Festival (best short film award).
Recent awards include Best Original Score at the 2010 Long Island International Film Expo, an award at the 2010 Indie Gathering International Film Scoring Competition, Best Original Theme in a Motion Picture at the 2011 Garden State Film Festival and a Gold Medal for Excellence in Music for a Short Film at the 2011 Park City Film Music Festival.
Since 2011, Ron has sold over 2,700 licenses to his music for commercial use in film, TV and online projects. Ron also launched his own music production company, Audio Verite, in 2013 with co-founder Shawn Russell.
Ron recently completed 10 minutes of music for a tribute to Hillary Clinton on the occasion of the Children’s Defense Fund’s 40th Anniversary. The event was held on September 30th, 2013 at Washington D.C.’s famed Kennedy Center with Hillary Clinton in attendance for the event.
Ron was honored to have been asked to write a brass fanfare performed by the West Point Band in honor of the West Side Presbyterian Church’s centennial celebration. It had its world premiere at the church on October 14th, 2011.
Ron’s current musical theater work includes writing the songs for a musical about New York real estate with collaborators Alex Lippard and David Lee.
Ron studied music and orchestration with Osvaldo Golijov at the College of the Holy Cross where he received the Beethoven Award for outstanding composition. He continued on to get his MFA at the Tisch Graduate Musical Theater Writing Program at NYU and studied small ensemble composition with Conrad Cummings at The Juilliard School. Ron also attended Hollywood orchestrator Scott Smalley’s Advanced Orchestration Course: “The Art and Craft of Orchestration for Film & TV.”