Meet Ron Cohen

As a composer, Ron is an established resource for TV and film music supervisors, editors, and directors worldwide. His TV work has won him two Emmy awards as well as three Emmy nominations. His compositions have been licensed to hundreds of TV and film productions, including “America’s Got Talent,” “Saturday Night Live,” “Dancing with the Stars,” “The Sopranos,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” and “The Birdcage,” and his original scores and songs have been spotlighted at film festivals including Sundance. Ron engineered, produced, co-wrote (7 songs), and played guitar on Chris Chickering’s first studio album Shine (August 1012).

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HYDE SCHOOLS Youth Scholarship

It’s impossible to make positive changes without the right tools, and that’s exactly what Hyde did for Chris – Hyde provided the right tools and pathway to create an entirely new way of being in the world at the peak of his formative years.

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Chris Chickering

Chris Chickering possesses one of the most diverse skill sets in business and entertainment. He is a singer-songwriter, an activist, a speaker, a licensed psychotherapist, a coach and a developer and leader of workshops. Influenced by artists like Cat Stephens, Tracy Chapman and The Rolling Stones, Chris has dedicated his life to helping others find their greater purpose and happiness through empowering music, counseling, coaching, inspirational speaking and training.

Chris has released six albums to date with his debut album, Shine, dropping in 2012. Subsequent releases include Living in the Now (2013), The Resurrection of Me (2014), The Better Side (2015), Regeneration (2015) and The Hero’s Journey (2017). Most of the albums have been produced and co-written by Emmy-winning and Grammy-nominated composer Greg Barnhill (Tim McGraw, Chicago) with engineering overseen by Greg Bieck (Hall & Oats, Train) and Mills Logan (Toby Keith, Taylor Swift). Chris’ music can be heard on streaming platforms such as Spotify, Pandora and Apple Music and is available for purchase through all major distributors and Chris’s official website,

Chris also founded Guru Authority, through which he helped top speakers, authors, coaches, bloggers and other experts, secure joint venture partnerships and strategic alliances, generating tens of millions in additional revenues for a notable roster of clients.

Away from his professional life, Chris can be found improving his own well-being. He is an avid fitness enthusiast, a former firefighter, a sleight of hand magician and enjoys hiking in the mountains of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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