Ronald Kerber
BM, Philadelphia College of Performing Arts

Ron Kerber is one of Philadelphia's first call musicians, with a career that has crossed genres and styles. He was formerly saxophonist, composer and producer for Blue Note recording artists "Pieces of a Dream." He has also recorded with Jimmy Bruno, Phil Woods, Gerald Veasley, Jim Ridl, Melody Gardot, Patti LaBelle, Vanessa Williams, Lou Rawls and Teddy Pendergrass, among others. He has toured with Burt Bacharach, Rod Stewart and Diana Ross, and performed with Elton John, Joni Mitchell, Herbie Hancock, Ben Folds, Natalie Cole, Elvis Costello, Tony Bennett, Lang Lang, Manhattan Transfer, Randy Brecker, Rufus Wainright, Michael Buble, Jane Monheit, New York Voices, Kurt Elling, Aretha Franklin, The Temptations and Johnny Mathis, to name a few.

Ron has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Ballet Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Orchestra 2001, the Royal Ballet and the Russian National Orchestra. He is a member of the Philly Pops and has played in the orchestras of the Forrest, Walnut Street and Merriam theaters.

Ron is associate dean of the College of Performing Arts at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He has served on the Board of Trustees of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and as president of the Philadelphia Chapter. He continues to be active in the Grammy process serving on several committees for the Academy.

Ron is a D'Addario Woodwind Artist.

Class Schedule, Fall 2017

F10:00AM - 11:20AMAdvanced Musicianship II
T10:00AM - 11:20AMAdvanced Musicianship II
M10:00AM - 11:20AMJazz Improvisation III
M11:30AM - 12:20PMMusic Pedagogy II - Improv.
T,F08:30AM - 09:50AMMusicianship I
T,F11:30AM - 12:50PMMusicianship I
M01:00PM - 02:50PMSmall Jazz Ensemble
- Major Lessons - Composition
- Major Lessons - Instrumental
- Major Lessons - Instrumental

Contact Info

Office: Terra Hall 717B
Tel: 215-717-6349