Sunday, October 1st, 2023

Artists and Composers

Artists and composers directory includes those artists and composers included in the featured article section of this website.

Artists and Composers Directory – General Information

Artists and Composers Directory is a list of those included in our featured articles. If you are an composer or a performing artist and you wish to be in our directory, please send us your contact information and we will place you in the directory. As more artists and composers are added there will be a time when these two headings will be split into their own directories.

The artists and composers links will be direct links to their respective website. If the artist or composer was included on this site as a featured guest their links will be included here as well as a link to the featured article. Our Links Directory will be an ongoing part of the Don Rath Jr website.

Artists and Composers Directory

Thumbnail Image - Alex ShapiroAlex Shapiro – Alex is a composer and music activist. Her music spans  the classical orchestral, new age, electro-acoustic and world music genres. Please see our special featured article about Alex Shapiro and feel free to visit her at her extensive and professional site. You will not be disappointed!

Chris Tin Close UpChristopher Tin – Christopher is a composer and current two-time 53rd Annual Grammy Award winner for his amazing debut CD Calling All Dawns, Best Classical Crossover Album and for the  composition Baba Yetu, for Best Instrumental Arrangement with Vocalist. Our exclusive pre-Grammy interview with him offers insights into the world of active music composers as well as learning more about Christopher Tin the person and the music creator. A featured video of Baba Yetu at the Dubai Fountain is included.

Gary - SnapshotGary Forbes – An extraordinary Pianist, Performer, Composer  and Author who has been a headliner throughout the world stage.  Gary has an immense amount of energy with a high output of his creations. Our article has been taken down while Gary is working on new material and taking a sabbatical from the public spotlight. We will rejoin his musical journey upon his return. His CD “The Illusion of Love” remains available through the Gary Forbes temporary site.

john_o'neill - 80x80John O’Neill – Composer, Conductor and Music Educator. John fills many hats and he does it well. He has been a music educator for over 35 years and has served as a conductor for over 20 years. You can learn more about John and his work as a composer, music educator and conductor at his official website linked to his name. Also, you may also want to review our our featured article about him and his wife Nelle and their lifelong service to teaching children about music.

Thumbnail Image - SmallMichael DeMaria – Michael is a composer, mufti-instrumentalist and performing artist. He has been an award winning composer and is currently a Grammy nominee for his album Ocean. His latest CD Gaia is another excellent instrumental album you will want to listen to as well. Please see our featured article about Michael Brant DeMaria and feel free to visit him at his official website for a more in depth review of Michael and his music.

Callobre - Classical GuitaristTim Callobre – Tim is a composer, mufti-instrumentalist (classical guitar, piano, drums, etc.) and a teacher of Master Classes for guitar. At the age of nine years old he recorded and released his first CD titled The Beginning. Callobre has won and placed high in many music competitions over several years and he’s only seventeen years old. He also performs throughout the US on classical guitar and he has been highly recognized as an excellent performer. To read more about Tim please visit our Featured Article where he discusses his music, performance, composition and his teachers.

Other Artists

Fingerstyle Guitar | Soothing Instrumental Music | Relaxing Spa Music – Easy listening fingerstyle guitar by composer and guitarist Dave Wike.

Healing Music by Roop Verma -Experience healing sacred Music of ancient India. Roop Verma is a world-renowned Indian musician; a master of the meditative, healing sounds of the Indian Sitar, a brilliant concert performer, teacher and composer.

Noel Webb – Noel Webb’s screaming, passionate electric violin plays over sizzling textures of metal, orchestras, and hard hip-hop beats.

If you would like to be included in this directory of artists and composers please contact us through the contact page of this website.

Artists and Composers Directory – General Information