Fusing modern styles with classical convention, Ethan Toavs is a Myrtle Beach, South Carolina-based contemporary concert and media composer. He composes a diverse array of pieces for symphony orchestra, electronics, solo piano, and choir. Most of his music is inspired by themes of nature or childhood.
Ethan's current projects include Aurora, a suite for orchestra, which is being published now on Ethan's YouTube Channel. He is also composing a suite of classical chamber music for various small ensembles.
Ethan's recent projects include his collection of Eight Fantasies, for orchestral "soundscapes;" his orchestral arrangements of the songs of the 2005 "My Little Pony" cartoon, "A Very Minty Christmas;" his "SonuSuite" for orchestra and electronics; his "Sounds of the Enchanted Valley" suite for orchestra; and his "Call of the Expedition" suite for solo piano.
Ethan Toavs is also a pianist, singer, and concert and electric bassist. He is currently enrolled at Coastal Carolina University, where he is studying classical composition with Dr. Donald Sloan, and piano performance with Dr. Philip Powell. He plans to pursue a master's degree in film music composition upon concluding his undergraduate studies.
Ethan Toavs loves the color pink, dogs, macaroni and cheese, Mozart’s Symphony No. 41, kid’s movies, My Little Pony, and a nice, brisk walk in the morning’s breeze.