Ron Jarvis Sound Design, Composition, Audio Production, Education         







Custom Recordings for Theme Parks and Musical Theatre



Custom Music for Special Events



Macaw: American Worldbeat Music Band


Andy's Hat

MFA Thesis Project: Musical Composition and SFX Show Control



Booking and Entertainment Consulting



Student Success



Sound Design and Musical Composition for Dance


Traditional Theatrical Sound Designs


Sound Reenforcement for Musical Theatre










"I would not hesitate to recommend Macaw to anyone planning a special event who wants quality and fun entertainment. You left us all smiling...we couldn't have asked for more."
            Marje Rody, Vice President, Cedar Point Live Entertainment

You were terrific as usual! Macaw's performance added much to the enjoyment of the crowd.

            Heather McNally, Entertainment Manager, The National Rib Cook Off, Cleveland Ohio

"Macaw drew our second largest crowd of the summer with 1400 people having a marvelous time enjoying the music and the museum... Macaw offered perfect entertainment."
            Marcianne Herr, Director of Education, Downtown at Dusk, Akron Art Museum

"This group of musicians play music they love - different styles from around the world"
            Fleur Matthewson, The Beat Magazine

"Macaw represents the direction of World Beat music - diversity and yet attention to roots."
            Charlie Rooney, "World - Beat Connection", KBOO 90.7 FM, Portland, Oregon

"I can't tell you how many compliments I've received from our guests and I agree wholeheartedly. Not only was the music superb, but the cooperative and friendly attitude shown you you and every member of your organization was appreciated more than you will know. Everyone was an absolute pleasure to work with.

            Kent Arwood, Public Relations Director, Sea World of Aurora



"Macaw was terrific! The music was both soothing yet upbeat and very, very appropriate."
            Kristene                        Gregos, Special Event Planner, USA Today




"We thoroughly enjoyed Macaw last season and are eagerly awaiting another delightful evening with you!

            Anita H. Exline, Hudson Bandstand




"We particulary enjoyed Macaw because of your flexibility in format and your ability to work with the crowd a reall bring them to their feet and involve them in the music. This truly takes a band with talent, heart and personality and is a direct tribute to each of you.

            Tina R. Disalvo, Director, Alumni & Parent Relations, Hiram College

It was a pleasure working with you. I would enthusiatically recommend you and your group to anyone.

            JoAnn Rosen, Development Director, Diabetes Association of Greater       Cleveland



This year you did what we thought was impossible. You exceeded last years performance. The joyful qualities of your music, once again, proved to be just what we needed.

                Denver Salle, Supervisor, Bessie Benner Metzenbaum Center, Chesterland Ohio










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