Ryan Redebaugh is a music composer for visual media and a singer-songwriter currently based in Chicago. As a composer, Redebaugh’s music has been featured on Discovery’s “Shark Week,” History Channel’s “In Search Of”, HBO’s “Vice News Tonight”, Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” in addition to music placements with MTV, TLC and A&E. He most recently scored the award winning feature length documentary film “What’s Love Got to Do With It?” featuring Michael Beckwith (The Secret) and a major rebranding campaign for Scouts UK. His instrumental pieces serve to bring out the emotion and truth of a story, heightening the viewing experience for all types of media including film, games and commercials.
Redebaugh is currently honing his skills at Columbia College Chicago’s Music Composition for the Screen MFA program , recently ranked third in the Hollywood Reporter’s annual Best Schools for Scoring survey. He plans to relocate to LA upon graduation to pursue scoring and producing work.
As a songwriter, Redebaugh has independently released three full length albums “True North” (2019), “Nearby Places” (2014) and “New Life” (2011). His music incorporates story driven songwriting and thoughtful productions. Redebaugh’s songs are uplifting in nature and richly composed with themes touching on love, loss, hope and renewal. His rock sound is primarily driven by piano with rich layers of guitars, strings and electronic elements. Redebaugh has performed with his band at some of New York City’s finest music clubs. His music may be found on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and everywhere music can be found.