Richard brings 21+ years of orchestral and Hollywood Studio experience to his compositions. As an A-List Violinist, including Principal for John Williams, Danny Elfman and John Ottman, Richard has participated in over 1000 film scores with such composers as John Barry, Hans Zimmer, and the late great Jerry Goldsmith. A short list of credits include Jurassic Park, SpidermanI, Matrix, Pirates of the Caribbean, Lion King, Titanic, Prince of Persia, Princess and the Frog, a Christmas Carol, Wolf Man, and Alice in Wonderland. He has performed live on the Academy Awards Show, collaborated with Frank Sinatra, Puff Daddy, YoYo Ma, Celine Dion, Mannheim Steamroller, and composed arrangements for Natasha Bedingfield. He composed the score to Biting Personalities which won 1st Prize in the So-Cal Cinema Slam 72 Hour Film Competition in Hollywood and screened at SUNDANCE. He was recently chosen 1 of 12 composers worldwide to participate in the prestigious ASCAP Film Composers' Workshop.

Richard Altenbach - Composer

Richard brings 21+ years of orchestral and Hollywood Studio experience to his compositions. As an A-List Violinist, including Principal for John Williams, Danny Elfman and John Ottman, Richard has participated in over 1000 film scores with such composers as John Barry, Hans Zimmer, and the late great Jerry Goldsmith. A short list of credits include Jurassic Park, SpidermanI, Matrix, Pirates of the Caribbean, Lion King, Titanic, Prince of Persia, Princess and the Frog, a Christmas Carol, Wolf Man, and Alice in Wonderland. He has performed live on the Academy Awards Show, collaborated with Frank Sinatra, Puff Daddy, YoYo Ma, Celine Dion, Mannheim Steamroller, and composed arrangements for Natasha Bedingfield. He composed the score to Biting Personalities which won 1st Prize in the So-Cal Cinema Slam 72 Hour Film Competition in Hollywood and screened at SUNDANCE. He was recently chosen 1 of 12 composers worldwide to participate in the prestigious ASCAP Film Composers' Workshop.


  • Member Since: 2004
  • Last Login: 9/26/2022

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I truely enjoyed "Faerie's Embrace". Excellent work, Richard!

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Yves Stilmant7183447
over 30 days ago

Hello Richard, I really enjoyed listening to your work.
Cheers from Tahoe...



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Ionut Mirel Udrea
over 30 days ago to Richard Altenbach

Thank you very much Richard for listening and 5 stars rating on my song "Avant de mourir"! I really appreciate it.



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Ever After Music
over 30 days ago to Richard Altenbach

nicely done!

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Richard Altenbach
over 30 days ago

Thanks Ever After!

Ever After Music
over 30 days ago

I had a chane to listen to a couple of your cloud pieces. I especially liked your string arrangements.. Are you doing live recordings or are you using sample libraries?
Greg

Richard Altenbach
over 30 days ago

thanks Greg. It's all samples, except for any solo violin work, that's my instrument...



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