Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and AME Audio for Visual Media
Michael Aharon, Quiver Music, NYC
Audio for Film
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Computer Studies Building, Room 209
Biography: Quiver founder and composer MICHAEL AHARON was born in Buenos Aires,Argentina. Growing up in the funk and soul era of Philadelphia, he spent his early career performing as a singer songwriter the jazz pianist and a cellist and chamber ensembles. He received several Gold and Platinum Records for his work with the likes of the Backstreet Boys, Dru Hill, Silk, Patti LaBelle and Mya. For television, has scored for TV shows including “Dawson’s Creek” and “Dora the Explorer,” and “Dora & Friends: Into The City” for which he is currently a principle songwriter. In film, he was the arranger / musician on the scores for both Jonathan Demme’s “Philadelphia” and James Foley’s film “Two Bits” (starring Al Pacino). He also produced the soundtrack and composed additional music for Ed Burns’ “The Brothers McMullen”. His broad, scope of work give him a unique perspective on the collaborative creative process in a commercial environment.