Ruth Mendelson

Ruth Mendelson, Film Composer, Educator, and Author

About Ruth Mendelson: A New York Times Critics’ Pick and Emmy nominee, composer/producer/arranger Ruth Mendelson has been writing award-winning scores for documentaries, HBO, National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Disney, Animal Planet, The Learning Channel, A&E, PBS, CBS, and NBC (among others), as well as creating innovative multi-media “surround-scapes” for over 25 years. Ruth is a keynote speaker, music director, and author. Her novel, The Water Tree Way, is quickly becoming a favorite for children of all ages worldwide. An active humanitarian dedicated to education, Ruth was the first woman at Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA) to teach in the Film Scoring Department. She designs and teaches master classes in documentary and dramatic scoring.

An accomplished multi-instrumentalist, Ruth has performed at the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, as bassist for the One Human Family Gospel Choir and is the founder and president of Eagle Vision Initiatives, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving society through communications and the arts. Eagle Vision’s premier initiative, the WELL WISHES Project, is now successfully establishing unprecedented lines of communication and resources between the world’s youth. Her deepest commitment is to serve and assist in bringing love, compassion, and positive change to society via various creative projects and programs. You can learn more about Ruth Mendelson by visiting: