1000 Journals, a film by Andrea Kreuzhage -- Stuart Balcomb, composer
Stuart Balcomb - Composer

From 1974 to 1978, Stuart Balcomb taught at Boston's famous Berklee College of Music; he wrote 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).

From 1984 to June 2006, he was the supervisor of the Universal Studios Music Library (Hollywood), overseeing a staff of music copyists who transcribe the individual instrumental parts from scores for Film and Television scoring sessions. He worked on TV shows such as "Murder She Wrote," "Magnum P. I.," "Simon & Simon," "Knight Rider," and on over 500 films, including "Back to the Future I-III," "Indiana Jones," "Home Alone," "Scent of a Woman," "Field of Dreams," "Fried Green Tomatoes," "The Shawshank Redemption," "While You Were Sleeping," "Good Will Hunting," "Sleepy Hollow," "Scream I-III," "Planet of the Apes," "American Beauty," "Blade II," "Spiderman I-II," "The Bourne Identity," "Road to Perdition," "Angels in America," "Charlotte's Web," and "Little Children."

His orchestrations include "Captain Ron," "Blank Check," "Sleep Walkers," "Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story," "Star Kid," "Hudson Hawk," "Corky Romano," "Fear Dot Com," "Virginia's Run," "Michael Jackson's World Tour," "Triple X" (xXx), "The I Inside," "The Touch," "Shanghai Knights," "Gods and Generals," "Surviving Christmas," "Connie and Carla," "Miss Congeniality 2."

Stuart is currently composing themes for two feature films that are still in production: "Ancanar," written and directed by son Sam Balcomb, inspired by the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien; and "Highway 101," a feature film written and directed by Monica Winter Vigil. He also scored "The Ore," a pilot for the Sci-Fi channel, and just completed 2 hours and 43 minutes of music for Peter Sterios' yoga DVD, "Gravity and Grace."

As Stuart Vail, he is the Editor/Publisher of TheScreamOnline, an Internet magazine for Art, Photography, Literature, Music, and Film.

Sample Stuart's score of 1000 Jounals and his other compositions on stuartbalcomb.com.

Here is Stuart and Andrea's joint interview in Scene 360 Magazine, August 4th, 2009.

Read about Stuart's work in the blog story posted on July 28th, 2008.

An interview with Stuart on the Yoga Mates website, and a fatastic review of Stuart's Gravity and Grace on Daily Om.

thescreamonline.com and transcendentsound.net