About Ros

I believe that music and medicine flow from the same healing source


Ros Schwartz is an award-winning Jewish composer, playwright, storyteller, photographer, and poet.

Her work has been described as nourishing, inspirational and healing. 

Ros has shared her music and poetry at Jewish and interfaith gatherings, music retreats, schools, care facilities, and community celebrations. She has served as a songleader, choir director, cantorial soloist, and music educator. She has presented at conferences for physicians, spiritual caregivers, and musicians; and given workshops on personal growth, songwriting and creative process.

Her songs span the range from singer/songwriter to liturgy, children's songs, comedy, medically-themed, and musical theatre.

 As a physician with over 40 years of experience in Family Medicine and psychotherapy, Ros believes that music and medicine flow from the same healing source.


Concerts and Workshops

These can be tailored to meet the needs of the audience.

Some examples include:

  • Singing Through the Night - The Healing Power of Song
  • If You Can Talk, You Can Sing - Singing for the Non-Singer
  • Songwriting and Creative Process
  • Stepping Stones - Strategies for Living
  • Tekiah: Waking My Soul From a Deep Slumber - A Journey Through the Jewish Year
  • Find the Miracle Deep in Your Heart



Ros Schwartz is is a very accomplished songwriter and an excellent musical director. She leads and coaches with enthusiasm, with empathy and with encouragement. She managed to make solo singing fun for me!

W. Peter Aston
Actor, Director, and Playwright
Professor Emeritus of Immunology, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario

Ros effortlessly weaves lyrics and poetry that reflect her personal journey and experiences. 

She radiates warmth and kindness in every interaction.

In a world where harmony often feels elusive, Ros embodies the spirit of 'teaching the world to sing in perfect harmony' through her actions and unwavering dedication to spreading love and compassion. She is an inspiration to us all.

Phil Morris 
Singer/Songwriter, Music Educator
Changing lives, one note at a time
Using all aspects of the arts and counselling to bring about healing






Photo credit: Garrett Cluett