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Sharon Farber

Sharon Farber
Musical Score Composer and Arranger

Award-winning composer Sharon Farber has received critical acclaim as a composer in the concert world as well as that of film and television. She brings to her music influences from her Middle Eastern heritage as well as her extensive knowledge of classical and western music.

Farber began her musical career as a classical pianist at the age of seven. After graduating from Thelma-Yelin High School for the Arts, she served in the IDF and later worked in Israel as a theater composer and musical director. She won the first prize in Colors in Dance in 1992 for her music for choreography.

In 1994, Farber moved to Boston upon receiving a scholarship from Berklee College of Music. During her studies, she won the first prize for her first string quartet in the yearly Professional Writing Division Concert. After graduating summa cum laude in 1997 (majoring in both Classical Composition and Film Scoring), she moved to Los Angeles and began her professional career. Farber was the recipient of the prestigious Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Internship in Film Scoring, as well as the Mentorship program of the Society of Composers and Lyricists, for which she served as board member for 10 years.

In the film and television industry, Sharon has been working with NBC, CBS, Showtime and Warner Brothers as well as writing music for features films. She won the Telly Award for best score and her orchestral score for the film When Nietzsche Wept was released commercially. Since completing the score to the documentary film Unmasked Judeophobia, Farber has been scoring The Mourning Hour and is also gearing up to score three feature films in 2012.

Farber has been writing concert and choir music in parallel to her film-scoring career, and has many national and international premieres and performances to her credit, including The Third Mother/Mothers’ Lament, which was world premiered by the Los Angeles Master Chorale; ASHKINA, for mixed choir, chamber ensemble and ethnic instruments; Translucent Rocks, commissioned and premiered by the Israeli Chamber Orchestra. Recent commissions include the Laguna Beach Music Festival, Pacific Serenade Ensemble, MORAN Choir, Orange County Women’s Chorale, Culver City Symphony Orchestra and I-Palpity Orchestra. In addition, Farber is the composer-in-residence of the Beverly Hills International Music Festival as well as the music director of Temple of the Arts in Beverly Hills.

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