Ira Antelis has been writing and producing music for commercials, records, theater, movies, dance, and television for over 40 years. Artists such as Marc Anthony, Patti La Belle, Christina Aguilera, B.B.King, Shawn Colvin, Regina Belle, have recorded or performed music he has composed. He has also composed jingles for most major brands including theme songs for McDonalds, Disney, and the well known “Be Like Mike” for Gatorade. He produced many tribute albums on the House Of Blues Label working with a variety of major artists such as Etta James, Taj Mahjal, Joe Walsh, Charlie Musselwhite, The Charlie Daniels Band, Lou Gramm, & Honeyboy Edwards, while doing so. During the early 2000s Ira was executive producer with Terrell Harris of a music television show titled “Raw TV” which ran in the Midwest on Fox. Many major music celebrities appeared. Hubbard Street Dance Chicago just premiered his piece “Love Infinite” choreographed by his longtime collaborator Randy Duncan. He also spent 10 years as music director for the famed advertising agency Leo Burnett.