RESUME

RESUME

RICK URBAN  -  FILM COMPOSER

rickurbancomposition@gmail.com │www.rickurban.com

Education                                                                                                                                     

Columbia College, Chicago IL                       

    Master of Fine Arts - Film Composition

  • Primary Teachers - Gary Chang, David McHugh, Hummie Mann, and Andy Hill              

New England Conservatory of Music, Boston MA

     Master of Music

DePaul University, Chicago IL

      Bachelor of Music - Music Composition and Percussion Performance

Studio Experience                                                                                                                         

  • Henry Jackman (Sacred Tiger Music) – Studio Assistant (2013)
  • Spanish Lake (Documentary Feature Film) – Composer’s Assistant (2013)
  • Kim Planert Music – Composer’s Assistant (2012)
  • Reinhold Heil Music – Internship (2012)

Credits                                                                                                                                            

Original Film Music

  • Dusk (2015) – Additional Music by Rick Urban

            o   Nominee for “Best Regional Feature Film” (Cincinnati Film Festival)

            o   Official Selection (Cleveland Film Festival, Orlando Film Festival, Dances with Films)

  • Rules of Reduction (2015) – Original Score by Rick Urban

            o   Official Selection (HollyShorts Film Festival)

  • Ketchup and Blood (2015) – Original Score by Rick Urban
  • The Cult of Carano (2015) – Original Score by Rick Urban
  • Jacob’s Paradox (2015) – Additional Music by Rick Urban
  • Spirit of ‘68 (2014) – Original Score by Rick Urban

            o   Official Selection (Columbia College’s Alumni Screening at Sundance Film Festival)

  • Submarino (2014) – Original Score by Rick Urban
  • Crazy Horace (2013) – Original Score by Rick Urban
  • A Girl’s Best Friend (2013) – Original Score by Rick Urban
  • Run  (2012) – Original Score by Rick Urban
  • A Cab Honks Outside (2011) – Original Score by Rick Urban
  • Lights Out (2010) – Original Score by Rick Urban

Original Television Music

  • Grand Benders (2015) – MTV Canada
  • Stable Wars (2013) – FOX Sports

Awards                                                                                                                                           

CINE Film Scoring Competition

  • Semi-Finalist (2013)

Society of Composers and Lyricists Mentorship Program

  • Mentor Participant (2013)

Professional Skills                                                                                                                         

  • Film Composition – (Logic / Pro Tools / Sibelius / Finale / TouchOSC / Osculator)
  • Music Preparation – (Trained in score and part preparation by Walt Disney Music
  • Conducting – (Recording Sessions at Capital Studios (Los Angeles) and CRC Studios (Chicago)
  • Orchestral Percussion – (Miami Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Santa Barbara Symphony)
  • Drum Set – (Drummer and founding member of the rock band Standby Radio)
  • Drums/Percussion Live Recording