Ronit Kirchman is a composer, music producer, songwriter, multi-instrumental performer, visual artist and writer. She lives and works in Los Angeles. Ronit’s wide-ranging body of work is unified by a desire to tell great stories as well as find new, fluid forms of expression with depth, tonal specificity, aesthetic power and emotional impact.
Ronit creates music for film and television, songs, concert works, music for theater and dance, and audiovisual computer compositions, improvisations, and installations. As a composer, Ronit is the recipient of many awards including the Sundance/Time Warner Fellowship in Film Music, Sundance Composers Lab and Documentary Lab Fellowships, BMI Conductors Fellowship, and a Subito grant from the American Composers Forum. Ronit's soundtracks and composition albums are commercially available through Wild River Records.
As a violinist and vocalist, Ronit has been a featured artist for award-winning film scores and television broadcasts, video games, various jazz, pop, rock and country albums, and international festival appearances with some of the world’s best musical improvisers. She is also a pioneer in re-imagining her own film scores for live performance in her ongoing Remix Anatomy series, with performances sponsored by the Sundance Institute and FilmForum Los Angeles. Ronit's paintings and drawings were featured at the Berlinische Gallerie as the official artwork of the FMP Total Music Meeting, and her video work has been exhibited at galleries and group shows in Los Angeles and New York.
Ronit has been a guest lecturer at CalArts and Occidental College as well as music festivals and private workshops. She teaches many topics including embodied narrative, musical composition and improvisation strategies, film scoring, contemplative performance practice, violin, voice and movement, and the Feldenkrais Method, among others.
Ronit holds an MFA in Composition-New Media from CalArts, and BA magna cum laude from Yale University with distinction in Art. She is also guild-certified as a Feldenkrais practitioner by the Feldenkrais Institute of San Diego.
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A ritual of coming and going
When would you say the night ends and the day begins? What is it that makes something late or early?
7:15-8:00pm on outdoor patio