studied classical violin at the USC School of Music under Eudice Shapiro and Alice Schoenfield, and later studie with Jerry Reisler. While at USC, he learned producing and arranging from D'Arneill Pershing, and with friends at the music department, created a stringsection and began recording records. Dov has went on to arrange strings for numerous CD’s for the Latin American market, as well as contracting, soloing and performing on albums selling in the millions including Jose Jose, Juan Gabriel, Estala Nunuez, Rocio Durcal, Herb Alpert, Camillo Cesto, Amanda Miguel, Maria Conchita, Lani Hall, and Sergio Mendez. While studying at the USC School of Business Entrepreneurship, he worked as an intern at A&M Records, and learning from the heads of departments went on to found his own label, Lovestar Records where he has now produced, performed and released 8CD’s, including solo projects and several with various bands and musicians.

Dov has performed on numerous studio recordings, including Natalie Cole, Celine Dione, Vannessa Williams, and others, and for CD’s, movie and television. He has performed with several local Symphony Orchestras including Pasadena Symphony and the Santa Barbara Symphony and appears in live performances and recordings with artists such as David Arkenstone, Suzanne Teng and Mystic Journey, and Peter Sterling at the Laguna Sawdust Festival.

Dov’s musical composition for Symphony Orchestra, ‘Symphony of the Sacred Forest’, was premiered at LA Valley College on April 28, 2001 by the Valley Symphony Orchestra under Dr. Robert Chauls. It was again performed on May 8, 2003 by the Bakersfield College Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Robert Martinez, again with Dov performing live on the Electric violin. Dov has written over 300 songs and has performed for many events including the Earth Summit in Rio De Janeiro, the Aspen Windstar Symposium, opening for John Denver, and many Earth Day and Whole Life Expo Events and others. Says Innerchange Magazine: "The vast spaciousness and eloquence of Dov's music somehow seems to speak to the best in us as human beings." Dov's newest New age-Smooth Jazz release "Journey To Eden", produced by Nils, features rhythmic full studio production with some of LA's best studio players. Dov’s music can be found at www.LovestarRecords.com

 

Dov at the 1992 Earth Summit, in Rio DeJaniero, Brazil, where he sang his original songs and played violin while members of the Kyapo tribe of the Amazon rainforest were on stage, in a concert for peace and harmony and protection of the world's rainforests.

Dov with Suzanne Marquez of Channel 17, Bakersfield and Robbie Martinez, Director, Bakersfield College Orchestra at interview and TV performance before premiere of Dov's 'Hal-le-lu', where he played solo on Electric Violin with orchestra at the Fox Theatre, Christmas, 2003.

Dov performed Electric Violin for Dolphins and Humans on the Sea Explorer from The Ocean Institute off of Dana Point on two occasions, in June and Sept., 2005.

 

Here a dolphin comes up to boat for a listen...

Dov being interviewed by D. J. Thornton, at KSBR, Mission Viejo Studio, May 29, 2005 where many selections from Journey To Eden was played on "The Morning Breeze' Radio show.

Dov on Electric Violin joining David Arkenstone and his band in Concert at the Laguna Art Museam

 

 

Dov in concert with David Arkenstone, Aguascalientes, Mexico, May 22, 2005

 

Dov is featured in the TREE PEOPLE SEEDLING NEWS after attaining an NMF grant and planting 21 sycamore and chitalpa trees in North Hollywood, CA with Earth Harmony Foundation voluteers and Tree People.

Dov featured in LA Times, Painting 'Seeds of Peace Mural' commissioned by

LA City Council, Working with Kittdrege Elemtary School, performing

Earth Day Every Day for Earth Day Celebration, April 22, 2002

Press Conference at the Aguas Calientas Concert with David Arkenstone

 

Says DJ Leroy Zent, of KGPR Public Radio in Great Falls, MT. about Dov's "Forest Reverie" CD, which is receiving rotation on Morning Freeforms and Instru-mentality. :  "Dov's compositions are reminiscent of David Arkenstone's early work, complex and intriguing."

Reveiw of Dov 'Journey To Eden' in Keys and Chords, Dutch Music Magazine

With City Council Woman Wendy Greuel, at Christmas Performance, North Hollywood, CA Dec., 2005

DOV with Jean-Luc Ponty, Malibu, CA

Scenes From CONCERT, KSBR, Morning Breeze 2007 Schmooze Benefit Concert
Dov, Oliver Brown on Percussion, Kathryn Bostic on Keys, Harry Gilbert on Cello
Including scenes from Jean-Luc Bozzoli's Transmuteo
And Dean Bernal's Dolphin/whale footage, and Journey to Eden Videos

 

Dov receiving certificate from LA City Council as muralist and developer of Seeds of Peace Mural Project with City Councilwoman Wendy Greuel and teachers and faculty and students from Coldwater and Saticoy Elementary School.

Dov and Jeff OSter at KSBR Radio interview playing songs on radio, and discussing upcoming concert with D.J.Thornton, Morning Breeze Host.