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BIO

Rick has written composed and arranged scores, opens, bumpers, and music libraries for a host of clients, including television networks, such as NBC, CBS, FOX, ABC, VH1, BBC and SyFy as well as national cable channels like Women’s Entertainment, BET, The Game Show Network, and Trinity Broadcasting Network.

 

He also has scored many music cues for films and television series, such as Steven Seagal’s “True Justice”, Jean Claude Van Damme’s “Dragon Eyes”, “Never Back Down 2”, as well as the nationally syndicated program “HomeTeam” and “Tooned In”, as well as the soundtrack for the film “Big Bully” and “In The Lines of My Hands” with Dennis Hopper and Frank Ghery, earning him composer credits as well as music supervisor and songwriter credits along the way.

 

Rick’s growing list of credits in this world includes the composition of a music library at George Lucas’ Skywalker Ranch with members of the San Francisco Orchestra and has now ventured into scoring for video games. He is completely comfortable in scoring original work and sound alike music of all genres.  

As the former owner of SCORE LA, a full-service 5.1 music production facility located in Los Angeles, and now RICK BALENTINE MUSIC, also a 5.1 music production facility in Charlotte North Carolina, Rick Balentine‘s successful music career now spans 30 years. As such, he understands the music world both as an artist and composer, and the music business from the standpoint of a music supervisor, music library owner and studio entrepreneur.

 

With artist and producer experience ranging from hip hop to country, orchestral to fusion, rock to reggae and mariachi to ambient, as well as, music supervisor and composer services for film, game, television, and commercial campaigns, Rick has produced almost every genre of music there is. 

  • The Pride - Composer

  • NCISLA - Contributing Composer

  • America's Next Top Model - Contributing Composer

  • Real Housewives of Beverly Hills - Contributing Composer

  • Player Gets Played Oxygen Network  - Theme Composer

  • Дом фарфора (Russian TV) - Contributing Composer

  • Street Art Throwdown - Oxygen Network Theme Composer

  • Bring It! - Contributing Composer

  • America's Next Top Model - The CW Contributing Composer

  • Disney Junior Best Friends - Contributing Composer

  • True Justice (6 episodes) - Steven Seagal Steamroller Productions Theme Composer 

  • Haunted House - Marlon Wayans Open Road Films Source Composer 

  • Dragon Eyes - Jean Claude VanDamme After Dark Films Source Composer 

  • Never Back Down 2 - Sony Entertainment Source Composer 

  • Red Clover - Syfy Network Source Composer 

  • Stash House - Warner Bros. Source Composer 

  • In The Lines Of My Hands - Dennis Hopper Untitled LLC Composer 

  • Kings of New York - Composer 

  • Dark Circles - Contributing Composer

  • RUN DMC “Walk This Way”   - Ovation Composer 

  • Who Did I Marry? - Dan Garcia Films Composer 

  • HomeTeam -  WGN, NBC   Composer 

  • Wynonna Judd Show - WE Television Composer 

  • Great Romances - WE Television Composer 

  • Chevy “Zoo” Untitled LLC

  • Chase Bank “Hibachi” McGarry Bowen

  • Slim Jim “Fire” Untitled, LLC Composer 

  • Smokey The Bear “Diner” AD Council Spot Composer 

  • Austin Powers “Goldmember” Super Bowl spot/Trailer Sound Design 

  • Ice Ace Trailer New Wave Media Composer 

  • Inside Sessions “Pierre” Inside Sessions Composer 

  • AeroMexico “Aliens”   Untitled, LLC Composer 

  • Chevy “Fanatic” Untitled, LLC Composer 

  • JC Penny “After School” DDB, Chicago Composer 

  • Miller Beer “Storm” Untitled, LLC Composer 

  • GMC “Trees”   DDB, Chicago Composer 

  • NASCAR “Charades” Untitled, LLC Composer 

  • Coke “Matt” Untitled, LLC Composer