Ralph Farris Net Worth

Ralph Farris Net Worth is
$19 Million

Ralph Farris Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Ralph Farris (born Ralph Howard Farris, Jr., 1970) is an American violist, violinist, composer, arranger, producer and conductor, best known in the genre of new music as a founding member and artistic director of the string quartet ETHEL.Farris was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1970, the son of musicians, Nancy DuCette Farris and Ralph Howard Farris. He began studying music at the age of 3, beginning with recorder and piano, moving on to violin at age six. As a boy soprano, he was featured as a soloist in several of his parents' Ralph Farris Chorale productions, including Leonard Bernstein's Chichester Psalms, Pie Jesu from Gabriel Fauré's Requiem, and in the title role of Gian Carlo Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors.From 1976 to 1982 Farris attended the Longy School of Music and was a member of the New England Conservatory of Music's Youth Philharmonic Orchestra under Benjamin Zander from 1982 to 1989. In 1983 Farris entered Walnut Hill School for the Arts, where he graduated in 1989. Between 1989 and 1991 Farris was a three-year recipient of a Tanglewood Fellowship, where he won both most outstanding violist and most outstanding participant. He participated in the Spoleto Festival USA/Festival dei Due Mondi in 1992. In 1995 he attended Dartington International Summer School, in the conducting program under the tutelage of Maestro Diego Masson. Farris holds B.M. and M.M. degrees (accelerated program) from The Juilliard School, where he studied with Samuel Rhodes, graduating in 1994. He was awarded the school's William Schuman Prize in 1994.As the principal violist of The Juilliard Orchestra, Farris performed at Carnegie Hall in Roger Daltrey's 1994 A Celebration: The Music of Pete Townshend and The Who and became the Musical Director for the tour of the same name. He played the fiddle solo in Baba O'Riley. Farris is an original member of the orchestra Broadway production of The Lion King, playing violin and viola, and has served as an assistant conductor for the show. He has recorded with and/or arranged for a wide variety of well known jazz, classical, rock and country musicians. With his string quartet he tours extensively and has performed on the stages of several major international concert halls. He has worked as music supervisor, acting coach, and contractor for luminaries in the diverse industries of film, dance and music, including; Martin Scorsese, Merce Cunningham and Gorillaz.Farris has shown a keen interest in arts education. Through ETHEL's Foundation for the Arts, founded by the quartet in 2002, he has taught master classes at numerous universities and music conservatories. In 2007 he recorded a segment for New York's WNYC about his experience working with young composers in the Native American Composers Apprenticeship Project (NACAP), an outreach program in which ETHEL has been an artist-in-residence since 2005. NACAP is a 2011 semi-finalist for the President's Council on the Arts and the Humanities Coming up Ta

Date Of Birth1970-01-01
ProfessionMusic Department, Composer, Actor

Music Department

Marcel, King of Tervuren2013Documentary short musician
Westbound: A Documentary2011Documentary viola
Strings on the Rez2011Documentary musician: viola
Eleanore & the Timekeeper2010Documentary viola
Everything's Jake2010Short viola
The Key to Reserva2007Short conductor / music coordinator / music supervisor
You Belong to Me2007musician
TED: The Future We Will Create2007TV Movie documentary musician
The Mother Is the One Who Stretches2007Short musician
The Good Shepherd2006musician
The Alamo2004musician
Making 'Deadwood': The Show Behind the Show2004TV Short documentary viola
Light Is Calling2004Short musician: violin
The Mudge Boy2003musician: viola - as Ralph Ferris
The Indescribable Nth2000Short musician: viola
Celebration: The Music of Pete Townshend and The Who1994Documentary musician


Westbound: A Documentary2011Documentary co-composer
Eleanore & the Timekeeper2010Documentary
Everything Is Ordinary2008Short as Ralph H. Farris Jr.
The Mother Is the One Who Stretches2007Short co-composer
Begin Again2004Short


The Key to Reserva2007ShortConductor Hands (uncredited)


The Key to Reserva2007Short performance coach


Strings on the Rez2011DocumentaryHimself
TED: The Future We Will Create2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Downtown Document: Hazardous Materials2000Video documentaryHimself
Celebration: The Music of Pete Townshend and The Who1994DocumentaryPrincipal Viola

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