Ford, Ronald

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Ronald Ford


Born: September 29, 1959

Country: Kansas City, Kansas, U.S.A. | Netherlands, Amsterdam

Studies: Duke University (B.A.), Sweelinck Conservatory, Koninklijk Conservatory

Teachers: Robert Ward, Stephen Jaffe, Robert Heppener, Louis Andriessen

Ron Ford is an american contemporary classical composer. He was born in 1959 in Kansas City. He studied composition and piano at the Duke University in North Carolina.

In 1983 he moved to Amsterdam where he continued his studies at the Sweelinck Conservatorium, and the Royal conservatory in the Hague. He has written for widely varying ensemble such as the Concertgebouw Orchestra, Radio Filharmonisch Okest, Schönberg ensemble, Percussiongroup the Hague, Ives ensemble.[1]

Works for Percussion

Kaziwai - Percussion Duo; Voice; Choir (Optional)
Linea (Ford) - Marimba; Baritone Saxophone
Luccicare - Percussion Quartet
Shift - Percussion Trio
Star - Percussion Quartet (4 Vibraphones)
Trarre - Percussion Quintet
Wanne mine eyhnen misten - Percussion Quartet; Voice (Male or Female)