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Getting Goosebumps
Posted by admin on Oct, 13, 2015

This “horror” (comedy) movie was a blast to work on!  Danny Elfman hitting the musical chords...
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Brilliant Advice on Film Scoring!
Posted by admin on Oct, 12, 2015

Just some ideas to ponder when composing music to film: “REMEMBER: IT’S CALLED THE ‘UNDERSCORE’, NOT THE...
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Richard taking a walk with “The Walk”
Posted by admin on Oct, 12, 2015

Working on Robert Zemeckis‘ epic and awe-inspiring movie, the Walk, was exhilarating. Alan Silvestri’s score “soars”,...
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InConcert Sierra’s Orchestral Concert of Favorites!
Posted by admin on Sep, 29, 2015

InConcert Sierra’s attitude toward making music is truly novel: play music people want to hear! (Click...
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Richard and Kristin Chenoweth
Posted by admin on Sep, 28, 2015

September 25, 2015 Richard had the pleasure of playing with Kristin Chenoweth and her 4-man traveling band...
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Auburn Symphony Summer Concert in the Park 2015
Posted by admin on Sep, 14, 2015

Opening concert of the season for Auburn Symphony is always done in a heavily wooded park...
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Sage & Milo
Posted by admin on Sep, 14, 2015

Just finished a feature film project cryptically entitled Sage & Milo at the Barbra Streisand Scoring...
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“SJP”, or “Bridge of Spies”?
Posted by admin on Aug, 24, 2015

Powerful film by Steven Spielberg about an American lawyer (Tom Hanks) who is recruited by the CIA...
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“Finding Dory” Swimming to Theatres Near You
Posted by admin on Aug, 24, 2015

Yes, the fun(?) has begun as Disney / Pixar is in production on the oceanic sequel to...
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Randy Newman Performs in Grass Valley
Posted by admin on Aug, 20, 2015

My family enjoyed a real once-in-a-lifetime experience on June 26, 2015 – right here in Grass Valley!  The...
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A Blast Performing With Kevin Spacey!
Posted by admin on Aug, 18, 2015

   My recent trip to Sonoma County involved very little imbibing of the local grape; rather...
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UK Songwriting Contest 2015
Posted by admin on Aug, 14, 2015

In 2014, Richard’s song Bidwell’s Path was designated a Finalist / Instrumental Music Category in the UK Songwriting...
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Faerie’s Embrace hits #1 Top Celtic Song!
Posted by admin on Jun, 03, 2015

My song Faerie’s Embrace just made #1 on Broadjam’s Top 10 Celtic List!  Also hits #2...
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History Channel features portions of “The Killing of Mary Surratt” scored by Richard!
Posted by admin on Feb, 20, 2015

   It was a pleasure for me to have worked with Chris King, scoring his amazing,...
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Frozen – a new animated short
Posted by admin on Feb, 11, 2015

Just finished (last week) working on a new cartoon short based on the characters from Frozen.  I...
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Oscars 2014
Posted by admin on Jan, 26, 2015

2014 was the first year that featured a full symphonic orchestra performing 15-minute musical tributes to all...
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My Personal Experience with “The Interview” – SONY Hacking Disaster; Comedy Film, Casualty of War!
Posted by admin on Jan, 26, 2015

In late November 2014, I was at Sony studios (old MGM) recording a film scored by...
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Finalist Instrumental Music – UK Songwriting Contest 2014!
Posted by admin on Jan, 14, 2015

   (Click picture for movie!)  Photo by Dawn Simmons Bidwell’s Path has just hit FINALIST status in...
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Danny Elfman Live!
Posted by admin on Dec, 18, 2014

Halloween 2014, Richard performs “The Music of Tim Burton & Danny Elfman” at the great Nokia...
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Childish Gambino!
Posted by admin on Oct, 27, 2014

Friday, October 17 Here is a view from behind the onstage scrim – strings backing up...
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TinkerBell and the Legend of the NeverBeast
Posted by admin on Oct, 27, 2014

October 7 – 9 Performed violin for the recording sessions for a new Disney movie at...
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