Renard Cohen has been a singer songwriter since the late 60s when he began composing songs about Peace, Equality and the Environment. He studied communications at Emerson College in Boston. While in Boston Renard preformed at folk clubs and took part in benefit performances which included classmate and future Tonight Show host Jay Leno.
Renard has performed solo and with bands in many venues including The Other End, Tramps, in NYC, and Rockefellers in Houston, TX.
Renard is an accomplished composer for TV and Film with clients including PBS, National Geographic, IBM and Sesame Street International.
Renard is a television/film director and producer and won an Emmy for the PBS series Seasoned With Spirit. His documentary Groundswell Rising, Protecting Our Children’s Air and Water about the growing resistance to Fracking, won a Jury Award at the Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival and is a “Select” in 8 other festivals. Renard also wrote and recorded the them song for the film which was included on his CD I See A Groundswell.