Music in Service of Peace
Summer of Peace 2014 > International Peacebuilding & Global Citizenship > Arts & Culture: Music
Broadcast on August 12, 2014
With yuval ron
Yuval Ron is a profound musician and mystic who becomes a channel for the spirit of peace when he performs. His embodiment of peace through music is one of total surrender and service. He will share the mystical aspect of music as a spiritual path and insights from the many peace music/dance projects he has created to help bridge divides between people of different faiths.
Composer, World Music artist, Oud master, educator
Yuval Ron is an internationally renowned World Music artist, composer, educator, peace activist and record producer. Among his many honors, he composed the songs and score for the Oscar winning film West Bank Story in 2007, was the featured artist in the Gala Concert for the Dalai Lama’s initiative Seeds of Compassion in the Seattle Opera Hall in 2008, has collaborated with the Sufi leader Pir Zia Inayat Khan since 2006 and was the musical producer of master-musician Omar Faruk Tekbilek's albums ONE and ONE Truth. His awards include the Los Angeles Treasures Award and prestigious grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, American Composers Forum, California Council for the Humanities and the Rockefeller Foundation. He received commissions for original music scores from the Getty Center, Japan-America Theater and LAX International Airport and provided numerous scores for TV and films including the PBS/Nova special, Breaking the Maya Code, Proteus, Oliver Twist, The Spiral Staircase, Golda’s Balcony and forth-coming Dance of the Maize God. To listen to the music of Yuval Ron and to find more information about his recordings, books, talks, master-classes, workshops and concerts, please visit: www.yuvalronmusic.com