- Graduate Certificate in Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television, University of Southern California, 2008
- Bachelor of Arts in Music, University of Louisville, 2007
Brad Ritchie is adjunct lecturer in music in composition: music scoring for visual media.
He is an Emmy Award-winning orchestrator, composer, and arranger who maintains an active career in both the commercial and concert worlds.
In the film and television realm, Ritchie works as an orchestrator for a stable of composers. His orchestrations and arrangements have been heard in many hit films, television shows, and video games, recorded by A-list studio ensembles like the Hollywood Studio Symphony and the London Symphony Orchestra.
On the concert stage, Ritchie’s arrangements have been performed across the United States by orchestras including the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Louisville Orchestra, Colorado Symphony, Grand Rapids Symphony, and Phoenix Symphony, among others. His works have also been presented in venues throughout Europe.
A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Ritchie earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Louisville before pursuing graduate studies at the University of Southern California in its prestigious Scoring for Motion Picture and Television program. There, he worked with and learned from some of the industry’s leading composers and industry veterans.
Ritchie is also a highly sought-after music engraver for the stage and screen, providing music preparation services for clients across the globe.
Now residing in Southern Indiana with his wife, Roseanna, and their two young children, Chase and Lainey, he divides his time between his studios at home and in Los Angeles.