Ayana Haviv, soprano, is a member and has been a soloist in Los Angeles Opera Chorus and Los Angeles Master Chorale, where she has sung everything from atonal 21st-century music to Anglican chant. Originally from Israel, she grew up singing Jewish music of all kinds, from klezmer to Middle Eastern. Ayana’s voice can be heard on the film and TV soundtracks Transparent, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Smurfs: The Lost Village, Despicable Me 3, Sausage Party, Transformers: The Last Knight, The Jungle Book, Godzilla, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Avatar, Need for Speed, The Next Three Days, Agent Carter, Wreck-It Ralph, Big Hero 6, The Lorax, Supernatural, and many more.
Ayana has recorded as both a soloist and ensemble singer on film and television soundtracks by Danny Elfman, Marco Beltrami, Michael Giacchino, John Powell, Aaron Zigman, Henry Jackman, James Horner, Stephen Trask, Harald Kloser, Christopher Lennertz, Sharon Farber, Penka Kouneva, Austin Wintory, Harry Gregson-Williams, Frederik Wiedmann, Heitor Pereira, and many others, as well as numerous video games and sound recordings. Ayana has been a member of choruses specializing in vocal jazz, South African folk music, college a cappella, Baroque and Renaissance music, and Bulgarian women’s folk singing. In 2007 she won a Grammy® as part of the chamber chorus Cappella, which recorded a baroque choral album, PADILLA: SUN OF JUSTICE, which won for Best Small Ensemble Performance.