Ross is a prolific award-winning composer and arranger whose
work spans feature films, the recording industry and television.
He has composed music for such films as The Tale of Despereaux,
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas, Touchback, Ladder 49,
Tuck Everlasting and My Dog Skip. He also adapted
and conducted the score to Harry Potter and the Chamber of
has arranged music for a host of artists, including Barbra Streisand,
Celine Dion, Josh Groban, Andrea Bocelli, Michael Buble, Kenny
G., Sting, Seal, Quincy Jones, Rod Stewart, Bette Midler, Barry
Manilow, David Foster, Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston. The
records on which he has worked have sold over 250 million copies
combined in the United States.
has also served as music director and conductor for many artists
and occasions, including Barbra Streisands historic 2006,
2007 and 2012 concert tours, and the 79th Academy
Awards ceremony in 2007, for which he received his second Emmy
Award. He reprised this role twice, for the 83rd and
85th Academy Awards.
arrangements have been featured in many films and include such
hits as Andrea Bocellis God Bless Us Everyone,
from Disneys A Christmas Carol; Celine Dions
Grammy-winning My Heart Will Go On, from the motion
picture Titanic; Believe, sung by Josh
Groban in the film The Polar Express; The
Prayer with Andrea Bocelli and Celine Dion from Quest
for Camelot, for which he received a Grammy nomination; and
the Academy Award Nominated song Run to You, sung
by Whitney Houston in The Bodyguard.
Arrangements by Ross have been part of the opening ceremonies
of several Super Bowls along with the opening and/or closing
ceremonies of the Olympic Games in Calgary (1988), Atlanta (1996),
Salt Lake City (2002), Torino, Italy (2006) and Vancouver (2010).
He received an Emmy Award in 2009 for Outstanding Original Music
for his work on the song Hugh Jackman Opening Number,
featured during the 81st Academy Awards ceremony.
is the recipient of four Emmy Awards, two BMI Film Music Awards,
and was nominated for an Annie Award and two Grammy Awards.