Richard Bowers - Composer

TV/Film Composer

Composer Richard Bowers is an in-demand composer for film and television, including an Emmy winning series and network hits on ABC and CBS. Current projects include movies for the SyFy and Lifetime networks, video games and a Nickelodeon TV series.

Biography

 

Richard Bowers is a native of Detroit, Michigan. He began his music studies as a percussionist at the acclaimed Interlochen Arts Academy- High School for the Performing Arts. Later, at the University Of Miami, he performed with classmates such as Bruce Hornsby, T Lavitz (of the Dixie Dregs) and jazz legend Ira Sullivan by night, while studying music theory, composition, and conducting by day.

He went on to work as a studio musician and traveled throughout the US and abroad, performing in orchestras, jazz, and rock bands, absorbing a range of musical influence from salsa to Stravinsky. Moving to Los Angeles, he expanded his musical horizon to become an in-demand composer for film and television, including the Emmy winning hit series "Even Stevens" (Shia LeBoef) and the network hits “Sweating Bullets” on CBS and “FBI: The Untold Stories” on ABC. His original compositions can be heard in dozens of movies and TV series, from CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, to  "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo". Current projects include movies for the SyFy and Lifetime networks, video games and a TV series on Nickelodeon.

Richard’s music is now heard all over the world. He brings a wide range of emotion, excitement and inspiration to the projects and people he works with.  He spends his free time sailing, and loves a good book about storms, ships and pirates.

 
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