Available on 24 August
‘A voice of velvet that caresses the soul’
Ron Bernard touches the soul with his melodic and romantic interpretive style. His passionate renditions of classic songs and compositions from diverse catalogues have captivated audiences around the world. From original performances of the Great American Songbook to his intimate interpretations of popular songs, Ron Bernard is an artist without peer. In addition to his stunning work as a vocalist and recording artist, his offerings as a lyricist and composer are turning heads in the music industry.
‘From Barefoot to Doctor to Recording Artist’
Ron Bernard’s life journey is the celebration of Art over adversity through hard work and dedication. His voice is the means he transcended poverty and discrimination. From Barefoot to Doctor to Singer, he delivers Music that is his life force. Music that resonates his freedom and cathartically embodies his life experiences in a revelry of his achievements.
‘An artist delivering music that is his life force’
Ron Bernard’s singing talent initially opened up pathways for him in pursuing a career in the Arts, starting with his success at talent contests, which at the age of nine purchased his first pair of shoes. Supported by people who believed in his talent, he started his studies at music conservatoires and church choirs in his early teens. With the aid of music scholarships, he attended universities in Brazil and the United States. It was through the opportunities available in the United States and the support of his adoptive family in Alabama that life really began for Ron Bernard, leading to successes as an individual and scholar. After completing a Master’s degree in Tennessee, he went on to be awarded a PhD in Linguistics from Melbourne University in Australia.
‘A voice transcending borders’
Performing in several languages, Ron Bernard gives voice to his belief that Music, Language, and Culture are intrinsically connected, Music being a universal element, the bond that unites us all. Inspired by his passion for languages and beautiful melodic sounds, he sings in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and French. Ron Bernard takes you on a journey through time and space, love and loss, and the stories to which we all can relate.