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Ronald Kerber




Ron Kerber is one of Philadelphia’s first call saxophonists, with a career that has crossed genres and styles.  Ron was formerly saxophonist, composer and producer for 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 has performed with Elton John, Joni Mitchell, Herbie Hancock, Ben Folds, Natalie Cole, Elvis Costello, Tony Bennett, Lang Lang, Manhattan Transfer, Rufus Wainright, Randy Brecker, Michael Buble, Idina Menzel, 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, The Russian National Orchestra, The Philly Pops, and is a member ofthe filadelfia saxofone fourtet.

Ron is a professor 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 and plays Silverstein Ligatures.