Composer Richard Einhorn's unique music has been described as "hauntingly beautiful", "sensational", and "overwhelming in its emotional power." Richard Einhorn graduated summa cum laude in music and has written opera, orchestral and chamber music, song cycles, multimedia events, film music, and dance scores. Voices of Light, described as an "opera with silent film" has been hailed as "a great masterpiece of contemporary music" and "a work of meticulous genius." The piece has been performed over 200 times, selling out such venues as Avery Fisher Hall; Kennedy Center (with the National Symphony); National Cathedral of Washington; and the Sydney Opera House in Australia. He is the recipient of numerous awards for his music.
Richard brings an extensive background in all aspects of audio technology to the board of HLAA. During the course of his career, Richard has produced 30 classical recordings with artists like the New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, and Murray Perahia. His recording of the Bach Cello Suites with Yo-Yo Ma was awarded a Grammy.
Since losing much of his hearing overnight in 2010, Richard has also become a passionate advocate for people with hearing loss and been the subject and/or author of numerous articles and other media, including the New York Times, the Washington Post and international medical and audiology journals. A compelling public speaker, Richard has given dozens of presentations on hearing loss to conferences both in the US and England, including the Keynote at the Hearing Loss Association of America’s Convention 2014 in Austin, TX. He is also active as a consultant on hearing loss issues both for individuals and companies.
Richard Einhorn lives in New York with his daughter Miranda and wife Amy Singer. He was appointed to the HLAA Board of Trustees in May 2014.