Ralph is a composer.
As a composer, Ralph’s works have been heard on stages the world over, from Carnegie Hall to the Grand Canyon; from Tasmania, Australia to St. Petersburg, Russia. His commissions include the Jerome Foundation, dance evangelists Monkeyhouse, Las Vegas darlings Jarrett & Raja, Walnut Hill School for the Arts, and the NEA. His scoring credits include Noelle Brower’s Everything is Ordinary; Anika Burt’s Begin Again; Jehane Noujaim’s industrial Pangea Day; and with ETHEL, Susan Todd’s The Mother Is the One Who Stretches, and Danielle Wilmouth’s Eleanore & The Timekeeper. Ralph composed incidental music for The Aquila Theatre’s production of A Female Philoctetes, produced at BAM in April 2014, as well as music for their 2014-15 production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Current projects include a full-length musical, a children’s ballet, Snow White, for Pineapple Dance, and a Ringling Museum commission to collaboratively score ETHEL’s CIRCUS: Wandering City, which originated at BAM in November 2018 and tours in Fall 2019.