Born in Israel in 1950, Yaron Ross studied at the Tel-Aviv University Academy of Music (1968 – 1977) with the legendary pianist Mindru Katz.
In 1975 and 1976 Yaron Ross won first prizes in the Tel-Aviv Academy Master
Competition in chamber music and solo performance respectively. In the following two years he concertized extensively in Israel and recorded for Israeli and European broadcasting organizations.
Since arriving in Canada in 1978, Yaron Ross has concentrated mainly on the solo piano repertoire.
Among his numerous recordings for CBC and Radio Canada are his 1992 participation in a collective studio recording of Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier organized by the CBC in memory of Glenn Gould, a live radio recordings of the complete Mendelssohn Songs Without Words (1994) and the complete Two and Three Part Inventions and French Suites by Bach (1996-97).
Yaron Ross has performed the complete cycle of the Mozart Piano Sonatas twice in a series of 5 recitals – in 1985 and in 2006.
Between 2008 and 2016 he completed a studio recording of the complete cycle of the Mozart piano sonatas. The set is available on all major platforms.
His New York debut took place in 1983 at Carnegie Recital Hall. Notable ensemble collaborations include performances with the McGill Chamber Orchestra, the Saint Lawrence String Quartet and violist Rivka Golani.
Yaron Ross holds a D.Mus degree with specialization in Performance. Since 1980 he has been a Professor of Piano and Theory at Concordia University in Montreal. He also taught at the University of Montreal from 1995 to 2001 and has received awards for excellence from both institutions.