Ron Mallory is a versatile musician with a wide variety of skills and experiences. As a composer, he has more than 200 pieces in print and has won multiple composition contests. As a church musician, he has led worship and directed musical ensembles in congregations ranging in size from over a thousand to fewer than a dozen. As a music educator, he has taught in a variety of school settings, as well as at numerous seminars and conferences. Outside of music, Ron's primary interest is astronomy, and he is actively involved in science education. Many of his musical compositions are written on astronomical themes.
Ron has a master's degree in choral conducting from the University of Washington and a bachelor's degree in music composition from California State University, Long Beach. He also studied astrophysics at the University of California, Irvine. Ron currently lives in Mulvane, KS with his wife Emily and their children Vivian, Miles, and Rigel. A lifelong Christian, Ron is always working to grow in his relationship with God.
Ron primarily writes music for handbells, piano, small instrumental ensembles, and vocal choir, as well as electronic music. His self-published works are available through Paraboloid Press and Ron Mallory Music.
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