Ady Cohen is a film composer who also composes music for the stage, TV and the concert hall, and an Associate Professor of Contemporary Writing and Production at Berklee College of Music in Boston. A winner of the 2012 ACUM Award for Best Score for a Children's Film, the 1998 Israeli Academy Award for Best Film Score as well as numerous other Israeli and international awards, his career ignited after the late Maestro Leonard Bernstein took him under his wings, became his patron and sponsored his studies at New York University, where he graduated with Honours as a Bachelor of Fine Arts.
Ady has composed over 50 film scores, among them: the animated feature film The Legend of King Solomon, the international hit Passover Fever, Dangerous Acts (which brought his the Israeli Oscar for Best Film Score) and more. He has written the music for numerous theatre plays, among them Molière's The Imaginary Invalid and Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor (Khan Theater), Zeller's La Vérité and Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew (Beit Lessin Theater) and Lend Me a Tenor (Haifa Theater with the Cameri Theater), and dance performances (The Land of Rape and Honey by Liat Dror Nir Ben Gal Dance Company, in collaboration with Théâtre de la Ville, Paris), as well as for TV films and series, such as The Ex List (Channel 2), When Shall We Kiss (Channel 10), Custody (Channel 2) and Deus (The Children's Channel). His music for numerous animation series for Fox International Channels' BabyTV is watched by 100's of millions of people around the globe. Other children's music include music for BabyFirst TV, for Sesame Stories (Israel's Hop TV), for the successful animated films Caspion (Silverfish), Trunk Tales and more. His talents are also employed by the advertising industry in TV, cinema and radio commercials and jingles, and his concert music has been heard around the globe in venues such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in NY.