March 8, 2021
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Peace, Perfect Peace now on J.W. Pepper
March 02 2021
Ric's arrangement of the hymn "Peace, Perfect Peace" (variations) for string quartet or string orchestra is now on J.W. Pepper/My Score. Check it out  HERE .
Peace, Perfect Peace on SMP
March 02 2021
Ric's arrangement of the hymn "Peace, Perfect Peace" (variations) for string quartet or string orchestra is now on Sheet Music Plus. Check it out Read More...
Peace, Perfect Peace now on Praise Charts
March 01 2021
Ric's arrangement of the hymn "Peace, Perfect Peace" (variations) for string quartet or string orchestra is now available on Praise Charts. Check it out  Read More...
Peace, Perfect Peace now on Music4Gigs
February 28 2021
Ric's arrangement of the traditional hymn "Peace, Perfect Peace" in variations form is now available on Music4Gigs. Arranged for string quartet or string orchestra. Check it out  Read More...
Music 4 Gigs
February 22 2021
Ric's sheet music is now also available from  Music 4 Gigs.com
General Hospital
February 10 2021
Ric's music appeared on the television show "General Hospital" aired Dec. 2020. Thank you Heavy Hitters.
Be Still My Soul on J.W. Pepper
February 10 2021
Ric's arrangement of "Be Still My Soul" for piano & strings is now available on J.W. Pepper.
Hear it & see the score HERE
Be Still My Soul on SMP
February 06 2021
"Be Still My Soul" for piano & strings is now available on Sheet Music Plus. Click  HERE  to listen and review the score.
Abide With Me on SMP
February 04 2021
My arrangement of "Abide With Me" for string orchestra (or quartet/quintet) is now available on Sheet Music Plus. 
Click  HERE to hear...
Abide With Me on J.W. Pepper
February 04 2021
My arrangement of "Abide With Me" for string orchestra (or quartet/quintet) is now on My Score/J.W. Pepper.
You can check it out HERE
Abide With Me on Praise Charts
February 03 2021
My arrangement for String Orchestra (or quartet/quintet) of the Hymn "Abide With Me" is now published on Praise Charts. Click HERE to hear it and review the...
"Sonny" published
February 02 2021
Publishing Company Baker's Jazz & More is publishing my song "Sonny" with an arrangement for Jazz Band by the great Paul Baker. Paul also arranged a Jazz Band version of my song "Sneaky Pete" a  couple years back and did an incredible job (as always). Thank you Paul and Baker's Jazz &...
"Jesu..." now on J.W. Pepper
January 27 2021
My arrangement of Bach's "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" for piano & string orchestra is now on J.W. Pepper.
Click HERE
The Portfolio Composer Podcast
January 27 2021
Yesterday Composer Dr. Garrett Hope interviewed me for The Portfolio Composer Podcast. It will be broadcast in March. We discussed a number of music topics focusing on arranging-orchestrating-composing for the "work-for-hire" arena and the "printed music" arena. Stay tuned!
Happy Client, Happy Ric
January 27 2021
All is well.
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring-PUBLISHED
January 24 2021
Jesu, Joy of Man's desiring for Piano & String Orchestra is now available on Sheet Music Plus
Recording-Nashville
January 23 2021
Completed 3 days of recording in Nashville at Ocean Way Studios (orchestra) & Blackbird Studios (choir). Went great.
Soli deo Gloria


Jesu, Joy of...
January 23 2021
Completed an arrangement-orchestration of Bach's "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" for piano & string orchestra.  
The score and parts will be published on Sheet Music Plus and others. I am very pleased with this version. I call it my "Bachmaninoff" version (gets a bit virtuosic!). This is my...
Nashville Sessions (update)
January 16 2021
We are scheduled to record the Nashville Recording Orchestra at Ocean Way Studios this coming Wed. & Thur. We record the Choir at Blackbird Studios on Fri. I hope to be there. If not we will do it remotely. Everything is ready to go.
Musiversal Newsletter
January 15 2021
Thank you Musiversal for including us in your Newsletter (Jan. 15, 2021) for "The Braes of Kintallen" (String Orchestra). Arranged & Orchestrated by Ric Flauding. Executive Producer: Connee Black.
Portfolio Composer Podcast
January 13 2021
The podcast interview for The Portfolio Composer hosted by Dr. Garrett Hope will be on Jan. 26. It will be broadcast later. I want to again thank Dr. Hope for having me also as a presenter for The Ultimate Music Business Summit. Many of you have contacted me with positive comments - thank you also....
Nashville Recording
January 13 2021
We are scheduled to record at Ocean Way Studios (orchestra) & Blackbird Studios (choir) Jan. 20-22. This will complete the work on this project.

I Wonder as I Wander (piano)
December 31 2020
Ric's arrangement for solo piano of "I Wonder as I Wander" is now available on Sheet Music Plus  HERE .
You can hear it &...
Fanfare (See, Your King Comes)
December 23 2020
"Fanfare (See, Your King Comes)" for Brass & Timpani is now available for purchase (score & parts) on these websites:
The Journey Collection
December 04 2020
A Medley of all the songs from Ric's album "The Journey Collection" is now on the  Recordings  page.
Available Spotify and others.
Ultimate Music Business Summit
December 01 2020

I will be a Presenter-Instructor at the Ultimate Music Business Summit hosted by Composer Dr. Garrett Hope (The Portfolio Composer) January 7-9, 2021. I will be teaching "The Business of Producing Your Own Recordings" for Composers-Arrangers-Orchestrators and...

Podcast: The Portfolio Composer
November 23 2020
I will be interviewed by Composer Dr. Garrett Hope for The Portfolio Composer on Jan. 12 at 9:00am.
Russ Hewitt w/Orchestra
November 05 2020
I was honored to be hired by Nuevo-Flameno Guitar Great Russ Hewitt to write the orchestra arrangements for 3 of his songs for premiere with orchestra. 
The Braes of Kintallen
October 31 2020
"The Braes of Kintallen" as recorded by The Prague Strings is now available on Spotify and others.
Chosen
October 31 2020
Act 2 from the musical "Chosen" is now available on CD.
I Arranged-Orchestrated-Conducted & Produced the recording along with Songwriter Mark Greer.
We return to Nashville to record the remainder of Act 1.
Visit:  
Read More...
The Braes of Kintallen video & other...
August 12 2020


The final video version of "The Braes of Kintallen" as recorded by the Prague Symphony Strings is now on this website (see: Video Gallery). We are also releasing a single which should be out in a few days (CD Baby, Spotify, Apple Music). The video was produced by Denise Flauding....


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