Sheet Music composed by Ron Levy
Serious Moonlight, composed by Ron Levy, is a contemporary lyrical solo, inspired by Claude Debussy’s Clair de lune, for intermediates and late intermediates.
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About the composer
Ron Levy is a professional jazz pianist, contemporary classical composer, teacher, and music producer based in Orange County/Los Angeles, California. Ron holds a Master’s Degree in Music Composition from UCLA, and has been active on the music scene in the greater Los Angeles area for over 25 years. He has held teaching positions at UCLA, Orange Coast College, Orange County School of the Arts, and Idyllwild Arts Academy. Ron’s compositions cross all genres and media, including solo, chamber, and orchestral works, vocal music, electronic music, and jazz.
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