Ron Ford is an americancontemporary classical composer. He was born in 1959 in Kansas City. He studied composition and piano at the Duke University in North Carolina. In 1983 he moved to Amsterdam where he continued his studies at the Sweelinck Conservatorium, and the Royal conservatory in the Hague. He has written for widely varying ensemble such as the Concertgebouw Orchestra, Radio Filharmonisch Okest, Schönberg ensemble, Percussiongroup the Hague, Ives ensemble.