Farber, Sharon

Jewish/Israeli Composer. Pianist. Born in Israel. Served in IDF. Worked as theater composer and musical director. Moved to Boston in 1994, studying at the Berklee School of Music, graduating 1997 in both classical composition and film scoring. She composed scores for numerous TV and film projects. Sharon is currently based in Los Angeles and continues works as a Film, TV and Concert Composer in additional to a parallel career in classical composition and choir music. She serves as the Music Director for Temple of the Arts under Rabbi David Baron. Sharon is on the Board of Directors for the Society of Composers and Lyricists and is currently composing for the Emmy Award winning TV Series “Starting Over”. In 2002, her concert composition “The Third Mother/Mothers Lament” (in dedication to Daniel Pearl) premiered with the Los Angeles Master Chorale. Her recent commission “To Always Remember” for Soprano and Piano, premiered in Berlin, May, 2005. She has been commissioned by the Center for Jewish Culture and Creativity, and by the Jewish Symphony Orchestra, among other organizations. She has recently created a compilation of original Jewish music for the High Holidays and Shabbat (lead sheets and a CD). Her music with some audio clips, news and contact information are listed on her website.