Freddie Ravel is the internationally acclaimed Keynote Maestro that blends his infectious passions for business breakthroughs and the power of music to unlock the minds, hearts and potential of audiences around the world.
Backed by number one hits and collaborative successes with Earth, Wind and Fire, Madonna, Prince, Indie Arie, Sergio Mendes, Quincy Jones, Al Jarreau, the Boston Pops and rock legend, Carlos Santana, the #1 chart-topping pianist and speaker is the Founder of The Music of Business – the peak performance program that reveals how music can enhance leadership, innovation and collaboration for entrepreneurs and major corporations alike.
Recent accolades hail from the Mayor of Los Angeles who awarded Mr. Ravel the city’s Certificate of Recognition for creating a music-based system to “renew the national and international economy” while his media appearances include FOX, ABC, CBS, Universal, Business Rock Stars, Clear Channel and Deepak Chopra’s XM Sirius radio show.
With rave reviews from Starbucks, Coca Cola, Toyota, Red Bull, NASA, Apple, Morgan Stanley, Google and Citi, Freddie Ravel serves as a captivating access point through which to transform organizations, education and the human condition.
The Rhythm of Success is a one-of-a-kind program designed to challenge and inspire organizations to discover their untapped potential through the power of Active Listening. The format is fast-paced, entertaining, and as the secrets of the world’s undisputed international language of music are revealed, full of surprises. In this multimedia, interactive “Keynote Concert” experience, your audience will learn to:
No matter what kind of organization—from small companies to large corporations—employees at all levels will tune up to a better future by becoming more collaborative, productive and ultimately more profitable. This presentation is sure to open or close your meeting on a dynamic high note.
Illuminating the properties of Harmony to resolve conflict and create breakthroughs, this program helps teams learn how to better listen, engage and achieve collaborative success.
Have you ever heard a great-sounding band or orchestra where everyone is a soloist? It simply doesn’t exist.
For over a decade, the Gallup polls reveal that four out of five employees are disengaged in their work, costing the U.S. economy over $500 billion annually in lost revenue.
Freddie shares his personal stories of how minorities and women have opened doors to his ongoing success; from being hired by Brazilian icon Sergio Mendes at age 23 to being the only white guy in the all black band named “Earth, Wind and Fire.” In addition to his collaborations with Dr. Martin Luther King’s daughter, Yolanda King, as guest author alongside Stevie Wonder, Muhammad Ali, Robert Kennedy Jr. and Maya Angelou, he’s played the GRAMMY’s with Prince, recorded and appeared with Madonna and toured the world to packed stadiums with Latin rock legend Carlos Santana.
Driving home the message that when we LISTEN UP and embrace diversity and inclusion, our team of collective Melodies, Harmonies and Rhythms achieve the ultimate SCORE—a state where organizations gain the distinct advantage needed in today’s hyper-competitive marketplace.
Want to keep your meeting moving or add an extra spark to make your event unforgettable? Freddie Ravel as your emcee is the answer. He combines your business themes and the Four Foundations of Music to rev up the energy of general sessions throughout the day, your multi-day meeting or your awards ceremony.
Freddie strongly believes in advance planning to ensure your event’s success. As your Master of Ceremonies, he’ll work with you prior to your event to reveal, punctuate and energize your audience through short bursts of music and entertainment for that perfect segue to your next speaker or award presenter.
Freddie is in constant demand as a Keynote Speaker, Emcee and Performer—his high energy and powerful stage presence guarantees a lively and highly successful event as he ties your program into a perfect bow that further empowers, uplifts and inspires your audience. He is your assurance that the mundane transforms to magnificent and why so many clients invite him back year after year!
“His message that we have music within coupled with his fresh approach left us with timely and powerful business tools to apply to our work.”
“Inspired and entertaining with core messages applicable to the key facets of our business.”
“His powerful presentation was pure joy and full of valuable lessons that we were able to implement immediately!”
“Freddie uses the language of music to show how listening skills are critical to our business. Whether it’s getting “in tune” with our customers, associates, families or ourselves, his incredible talent delivers this message through his truly innovative & entertaining training program.”
“Freddie is very open to shaping his program to meet the needs of his customer and his audience. He is diligent in ensuring that the program is the best it can be through conversations and rehearsals. He appeals to a broad range of ages and backgrounds. He is an outstanding pianist and performer and will keep your audience engaged until the end!”
“Freddie was very entertaining for our closing keynote presentation. We enjoyed having him present to our conference attendees.”