Stuart Balcomb

Stuart Balcomb

Director, Editor, Music Composer, Producer and Screenwriter

Venice, Los Angeles County, California

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About Stuart

Composer Stuart Balcomb works for film and TV in Los Angeles. Before moving to LA he studied vibes with Gary Burton and taught composition and arranging at Berklee College of Music in Boston from 1974-78; he has written arrangements for Woody Herman, Cher, Donald O’Connor, Andy Williams, Magician David Avadon, Gary Burton and the Buffalo Philharmonic, and composed for Batman: The Animated Series (Fox network) and The Black Door, which won Outstanding Achievement at the Elevate Film Festival. In 1983 he wrote "American Trilogy" for woodwind quintet, a very popular part of quintet repertoires across the country, which was performed and recorded by the New York Philharmonic Woodwind Quintet in Spring 2010.

He also scored The Ore, a pilot for the Sci-Fi channel; five films for the Elevate Film Festival; three hours of music for Peter Sterios’ yoga DVD "Gravity & Grace" (featured in the film The Moses Code); and Deeper, director Mikki Willis' submission for Steven Spielberg's FOX series ON THE LOT, co-produced by Mark Burnett. His soundtrack for the documentary 1000 Journals is currently screening at many festivals around the world. Recent projects include The Moses Code, Brian O'Brian (Disney), and Mythic Journeys.

His orchestrations include Role Models, Underdog, Miss Congeniality 2, Surviving Christmas, Connie and Carla, Gods and Generals, Shanghai Knights, The I Inside, FearDotCom, Triple X (xXx), The Touch, Virginia’s Run, Corky Romano, Return To Me, Star Kid, Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Vol.II, Blank Check, Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, Captain Ron, Sleep Walkers, Hudson Hawk, The Prince and the Pauper.

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  • American Trilogy

    American Trilogy (2010)
    Music by New York Philharmonic Woodwind Quintet Composer

  • Mythic Journeys

    Mythic Journeys (2009)
    Documentary by Imaginal Cells Filmworks Composer

  • Brian O'Brian

    Brian O'Brian (2008)
    Television by Disney Composer

  • Role Models

    Role Models (2008)
    Film by Universal Orchestrator

  • Gravity & Grace

    Gravity & Grace (2007)
    Music by Conscious Enlightenment—yoga DVD Composer

  • The Ore

    The Ore (2007)
    Film (short) by Rainfall Films Composer

  • Channels

    Channels (2007)
    Film (short) by Elevate Films Composer

  • Mr. President

    Mr. President (2007)
    Film (short) by Elevate Films Composer

  • 1000 Journals

    1000 Journals (2007)
    Documentary by Andrea Kreutzhage—director Composer

  • Underdog

    Underdog (2007)
    Film by Disney Orchestrator

  • The Black Door

    The Black Door (2006)
    Film (short) by Elevate Films Composer

  • Miss Congeniality 2

    Miss Congeniality 2 (2005)
    Film by Castle Rock Orchestrator

  • Surviving Christmas

    Surviving Christmas (2004)
    Film by DreamWorks Orchestrator

  • Gods and Generals

    Gods and Generals (2003)
    Film by Warner Bros. Orchestrator

  • Batman Animated Series

    Batman Animated Series (1992)
    Television by Warner Bros. Composer/conductor

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