The Hearts of Space radio program featured Christel Veraart’s music in two recent programs dedicated to the wintry north: Polaris – Feb 1 Featured Aurora from Polar Suite Frozen Times – Feb 8 Featured Trance from Arctic Aquarelles and Alyeska from Polar Suite Hearts of Space is a weekly syndicated public radio show in the […]

Learning about the Friends of the National Parks Foundation’s (FNPF) successful attempt to save the world’s most endangered bird inspired me to create the video and original music for Bali Starling – Saving an Endangered Species. Since using the Bali Starling’s natural sounds might encourage more illegal bird collectors, and lead to more poaching and the path […]

Nestled in Alaska’s Denali National Park, Sheldon Mountain House and Ruth Glacier find their home within the parks’ six million acres where solitude, tranquility and wilderness await. On a recent trip to this magical place, named after master glacier pilot Don Sheldon, photographer Sean Ruddy compiled a series of time-lapses. The music for this video is […]

Developed by composer Marc Jovani, Symphonic Virtual Orchestration provides a step-by-step action plan to help you compose, arrange, mix, and master your orchestral music. This highly recommended course teaches how to produce professional sounding midi mockups. It is packed with information on specific steps, exact techniques, mix samples, etc, and will help you create orchestral mockups that sound […]

Lisanne Aerts is a marine biologist passionate about underwater life, which she likes to share with others through her photography. She is also the force behind LAMA Ecological, a woman-owned small consultancy specializing in understanding and mitigating industry impacts to the environment. In her latest video, Lisanne showcases her recent underwater photographic impressions from Washington and British Columbia. These […]

The award winning nature documentary Return of the Salmon, a collaboration between photographer Tim Plowden and composer Christel Veraart, will be presented on October 18 at the 2016 Wildlife Conservation Film Festival in New York. WCFF is an academic organization whose mission is to inform, engage and inspire audiences about the need for and importance of the protection […]

Lullaby (my latest composition) was written for Vivian Melde’s new production of the play The Child Behind the Eyes, a monodrama by acclaimed Israeli playwright Nava Semel. Featuring actress Nava Sarricino, the production debuts at the Victoria Fringe Festival on Vancouver Island in August 2016, with previews in Seward and further performances in Anchorage in […]

In the middle of the Arctic ocean and against the backdrop of Norway’s Wahlenbergreen glacier, Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi performed on a floating platform among the melting ice. The sound of the piano plays a duet with the sound of cracking ice formations as it melts into the ocean. Ludovico Einaudi is known […]