October 17, 2021
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Menuet Recording Released
Menuet Recording Released
Posted Date: July 16 2021
"Menuet" (Bach / Arranged by Ric Flauding) is now released and on Spotify and others.
Recorded by the Nashville Recording Orchestra at Ocean Way Studios.
Produced by Ric.
String Quartet Session
String Quartet Session
Posted Date: July 16 2021
Yesterday we recorded the string quartet tracks for artist Jimmy Roja's album (jazz bass). String arrangements were composed by Ric. The album is produced by Joey Arreguin, engineered by Orlando Torres. Marcy Vaj played Violin 1 and contracted the strings - all went great!
Thank You J.W. Pepper
Thank You J.W. Pepper
Posted Date: July 16 2021
For featuring my song (co-written with Paul Baker) "Group Dynamics".
Happy Client (Producer)
Happy Client (Producer)
Posted Date: July 16 2021
Phone call from the Producer the day after a string recording session in LA.
String Quartet Session
String Quartet Session
Posted Date: July 14 2021
Tomorrow (Thur. July 15) we will be tracking string quartet at Love & Laughter Studios in S. Calif. Looking forward to working with Violinist Marcy Vaj (Dicterow) again after many years. This is for jazz bassist Jimmy Roja's album produced by Joey Arreguin and featuring songs by Jimmy, Joey and...
Significant Music
Significant Music
Posted Date: July 13 2021
Ric is now an Artist with the Significant Music Group. Website coming.
Work-in-progress Bio...

"Hello, I’m Ric, From Rock to Jazz to Orchestral I’ve been expanding my understanding of how to make music special to the audience.
I work as a...
Russ w/The Bucharest Strings
Russ w/The Bucharest Strings
Posted Date: July 09 2021
Russ Hewitt with be releasing his recordings and videos I arranged and was the Artistic Director on with the Bucharest Strings. Getting excited about these releases. I look forward to many more with the Bucharest All-Star Orchestra.
StaffPad Radio
StaffPad Radio
Posted Date: July 07 2021
I have been informed that StaffPad (Muse) wants to feature me and my music on their new StaffPad Radio Channel. I have been using StaffPad for about 7 months now. I've used it mostly for my own pieces in the Flauding Music Publishing catalog, but also for client projects recorded in Nashville,...
Dear Clients of Flauding Music
Dear Clients of Flauding Music
Posted Date: June 26 2021
Dear Clients of Flauding Music...


Thank you for the work!



The past few months Ric has completed arrangements/orchestrations for a number of projects including:



Bill Mullin: 6 songs for vocal, rhythm section and 20 (+3 passes) strings recorded at Ocean Way...
New Sheet Music Releases
New Sheet Music Releases
Posted Date: June 26 2021
Ric's new arrangement of "O Holy Night" for string orchestra & timpani (optional) & "Spanish Romance" for string orchestra are now available on J.W. Pepper, Sheet Music Plus and Music 4 Gigs.
Dave Thrush on TBN
Dave Thrush on TBN
Posted Date: June 03 2021
Saxophonist Dave Thrush performed my arrangement of "O Come All Ye Faithful" on TBN back in 1996. He finally got video of his performances. The host was Jeff Fenholt who was the original Jesus in the Broadway Production of Jesus Christ Superstar. Thank you Dave for posting.
J.W. Pepper Newsletter
J.W. Pepper Newsletter
Posted Date: May 26 2021
Thank you J.W. Pepper/My Score for featuring my arrangement of the Hymn "My Shepherd Will Supply My Need" for String Orchestra in your Newsletter and Webinar (along with 2 other pieces of mine).
NEWS...
NEWS...
Posted Date: May 24 2021
1) "The Braes of Kintallen" (MacColl-Flauding) was given it's live premiere by the Texas Chamber Symphony. 
Director Shannon Small wrote "100% standing ovation!...your piece brought tears to my eyes. those pieces are always the best; stirring deep into your heart and...
Featured on J.W. Pepper
Featured on J.W. Pepper
Posted Date: May 21 2021
Ric's music was featured on a webinar hosted by J.W. Pepper/MyScore. Thank you Issac Brooks & Andrea Pelloquin.
"I Will Arise..." now on SMP
"I Will Arise..." now on SMP
Posted Date: May 12 2021
My arrangement for String Orchestra of the Hymn "I Will Arise And Go To Jesus" is now on Sheet Music Plus. You can hear it and check out the score (excerpt)  Read More...
I Will Arise...Now On J.W. Pepper
I Will Arise...Now On J.W. Pepper
Posted Date: May 12 2021
My arrangement of the Hymn "I Will Arise And Go To Jesus" for string orchestra is now on J.W. Pepper/My Score.
You can hear and see the score HERE
New Videos
New Videos
Posted Date: May 11 2021
We have added a few new videos to the   Video Gallery    from recent recording sessions. We will be adding some more soon.
Bucharest All-Star Orchestra
Bucharest All-Star Orchestra
Posted Date: May 10 2021
Just had a great Zoom meeting with our Bucharest Production Team. I composed 2 string arrangements for Nuevo-Flamenco Guitarist Russ Hewitt who I have worked with many times before. We will have 22 strings (8/6/4/4). We will be overdubbing the orchestra this Sat. & Sun. Should be exciting!    
"Group Dynamics": Editor
"Group Dynamics": Editor's Choice
Posted Date: May 10 2021
"Group Dynamics" (Jazz Band: Composed by Ric Flauding/Arranged by Paul Baker) just got Editor's Choice recognition at J.W. Pepper and will be featured as such in their catalog and online promotions. Check it out  Read More...
New Video
New Video
Posted Date: May 05 2021
Denise has completed the editing for a new video from composer Bill Mullin of his song "Foregiveness" with the string arrangement composed-conducted by Ric. Here is a photo from the video.
"My Shepherd..." on SMP
"My Shepherd..." on SMP
Posted Date: May 05 2021
Ric's arrangement for string orchestra of the hymn "My Shepherd Will Supply My Need" is now on Sheet Music Plus. 
Check it out  Read More...
"My Shepherd..." now on J.W. Pepper
"My Shepherd..." now on J.W. Pepper
Posted Date: May 05 2021
Ric's arrangement of the hymn "My Shepherd Will Supply My Need" for string orchestra is now on J.W. Pepper/My Score. You can hear and see the score  Read More...
Jimmy Rojas Album
Jimmy Rojas Album
Posted Date: April 28 2021
I have been hired by Producer-Composer Joey Arreguin and Bass Artist-Composer Jimmy Rojas to compose 3 string arrangements for Jimmy's new jazz album. The strings will be recorded in the LA area. I will be conducting.
O Way Photo
O Way Photo
Posted Date: April 27 2021
Denise and Jim always manage to get a photo of Ocean Way Studios Nashville with a "spiritual" element. Here's one from last Saturday's sessions that Denise took.
Return From Nashville
Return From Nashville
Posted Date: April 26 2021
Just got back from conducting my string arrangement-compositions at Ocean Way Studios Nashville. We had 20 players (12/4/4) and it went great. So many to thank, but especially Mr. Bill Mullin: composer-artist for the project. We tracked 7 songs altogether, myself contributing 6 and Carl Marsh...
"Group Dynamics" (Arr: Paul Baker)
"Group Dynamics" (Arr: Paul Baker)
Posted Date: April 26 2021
Master Jazz Band Arranger Paul Baker has again arranged a song of mine (originally titled "Sonny" - now "Group Dynamics") for Jazz Band and is releasing on his publishing company "Baker's Jazz And More". Paul's charts are GREAT and make the "Editor's Choice Award" at J.W. Pepper. Paul had a stellar...
Ocean Way Nashville Session
Ocean Way Nashville Session
Posted Date: April 20 2021
We will be recording strings (20) this week at Ocean Way Studios Nashville. I have composed 6 string arrangements for Singer-Songwriter-Artist Bill Mullin. These are great songs with very poetic lyrics and moving music - picturesque at it's best. Composer-Arranger Carl Marsh will also be joining us...
Bucharest All Star Orchestra
Bucharest All Star Orchestra
Posted Date: March 31 2021
The Bucharest All Star Orchestra will be recording 2 string arrangements I composed for Nuevo Flamenco Guitarist Russ Hewitt in May. I will be producing the sessions. This is my first time working with this orchestra and I have really enjoyed getting to know Ionut (violin). I look forward to...
Thank You Paulinho
Thank You Paulinho
Posted Date: March 24 2021
Paulinho Da Costa (percussion) played on my "Letters" album (Spindletop Records).
He was one of two musicians on that album I most enjoyed working with - very gracious. Paulinho would invite me to concerts and events with other Brazilian artists such as Dori Caymmi. He has been on more...
Russ & Romania Strings
Russ & Romania Strings
Posted Date: March 24 2021
I just completed arranging the strings on Russ Hewitt's song "Amor Pardido" from his new CD release.  
We will be recording the strings with the Romanian Orchestra strings in May. Thank you Ionut Cosarca.
Baker
Baker's Jazz and More
Posted Date: March 24 2021
Paul Baker has arranged my song for Jazz band and will be recording it soon for publication. Paul always does a great job writing for Jazz Bands. Thank you Paul.
Peace, Perfect Peace now on J.W. Pepper
Peace, Perfect Peace now on J.W. Pepper
Posted Date: 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
Peace, Perfect Peace on SMP
Posted Date: 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
Peace, Perfect Peace now on Praise Charts
Posted Date: 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
Peace, Perfect Peace now on Music4Gigs
Posted Date: 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
Music 4 Gigs
Posted Date: February 22 2021
Ric's sheet music is now also available from  Music 4 Gigs.com
General Hospital
General Hospital
Posted Date: 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
Be Still My Soul on J.W. Pepper
Posted Date: 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
Be Still My Soul on SMP
Posted Date: 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
Abide With Me on SMP
Posted Date: 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
Abide With Me on J.W. Pepper
Posted Date: 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
Abide With Me on Praise Charts
Posted Date: 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
"Sonny" published
Posted Date: 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
"Jesu..." now on J.W. Pepper
Posted Date: 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
The Portfolio Composer Podcast
Posted Date: 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
Happy Client, Happy Ric
Posted Date: January 27 2021
All is well.
Jesu, Joy of Man
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring-PUBLISHED
Posted Date: January 24 2021
Jesu, Joy of Man's desiring for Piano & String Orchestra is now available on Sheet Music Plus
Recording-Nashville
Recording-Nashville
Posted Date: 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...
Jesu, Joy of...
Posted Date: 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)
Nashville Sessions (update)
Posted Date: 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
Musiversal Newsletter
Posted Date: 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
Portfolio Composer Podcast
Posted Date: 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
Nashville Recording
Posted Date: 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)
I Wonder as I Wander (piano)
Posted Date: 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)
Fanfare (See, Your King Comes)
Posted Date: December 23 2020
"Fanfare (See, Your King Comes)" for Brass & Timpani is now available for purchase (score & parts) on these websites:
The Journey Collection
The Journey Collection
Posted Date: 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
Ultimate Music Business Summit
Posted Date: 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
Podcast: The Portfolio Composer
Posted Date: 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
Russ Hewitt w/Orchestra
Posted Date: 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
The Braes of Kintallen
Posted Date: October 31 2020
"The Braes of Kintallen" as recorded by The Prague Strings is now available on Spotify and others.
Chosen
Chosen
Posted Date: 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...
The Braes of Kintallen video & other...
Posted Date: 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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