Be The Light Project is a current call to action to unite the country in a climate of social, political and environmental unrest. As our leaders and communities look for ways to highlight our common bonds instead of our personal differences, we have all been given the charge of looking for ways to “be the light” in a time of darkness. It is in this spirit that the Be The Light Project was formed.
This passion project was created by Ray Chew and Vivian Scott Chew whose philanthropic ethos are rooted in a higher calling.
Through their Power 2 Inspire Foundation (a 501c3) they have focused their efforts on activating the mission of the overall project - to encourage society at large to "be the light" in their communities and the world through service, positivity and educational collaboration.
Be The Light Project includes an 8 song album celebrating the Jewish and Christian faiths coming together as one.
The first single will be released on April 1st during the sacred time between Passover and Easter. This is a cover of the Simon & Garfunkel classic, “Bridge Over Troubled Water” featuring Cantor Azi Schwartz and 6x Grammy award-winning Christian worship leader, Israel Houghton backed by an interfaith choir.
Created in 2013, the Power 2 Inspire Foundation (a 501c3) has been committed to helping aspiring music creators and industry leaders rise to their highest self by equipping them with the tools that will be needed for future opportunities in the music business.
Ray Chew can be found across multiple networks in various TV offerings, both in front of the camera and behind the scenes. Ray's work as a Music Director/Producer may currently be seen on NBC's "Dancing With the Stars" and FOX's I Can See Your Voice – the musical game show that took the top spot as America’s #1 new unscripted series of 2020.
Ray's work with orchestras as a conductor and a composer has carried him to prestigious venues all over the world and various TV specials including the Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and the Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting.
Vivian Scott Chew has had an accomplished history as a music executive in both the publishing and label industries, garnering Gold and Platinum albums and Grammy Awards.
Stepping into the world of entrepreneurship over 20 years ago, Vivian started TimeZone International – the first U.S. based African-American owned company that provides recording artists with international marketing and promotion services.
She is currently on the board of the New Jersey Council on the Arts and Covenant House International and serves as an advisor to the Living Legends Foundation and the Universal Hip Hop Museum.
Together, she and Ray are Co-Founders of the Power 2 Inspire Foundation and own Chew Entertainment, a premiere event production firm.