|Rich Campbell is a New York City based composer, musician, teacher and actor. His performing credits include studio recordings, film, TV, concerts, club dates, traveling stage shows and even stints on Mississippi riverboats.|
An award-winning composer, he has written songs and works for various ensembles and the theatre. The Manhattan Choral Ensemble presented the world premiere of "Coney Island." "If Ever There Is" was awarded by VocalEssence as a selection for the 2013 Essentially Choral sessions in Minneapolis. He was selected as one of 15 composers whose works were performed in Center City Opera Theatre's concert "Art Songs of the 21st Century." The quintet Brass Initiative has recorded his Variations On A Groove.
He has performed or recorded with artists as varied as Antigone Rising, Stephen Lynch, Sam The Sham, The Triplets, Stevie Cochran, and The Blues Jumpers. He has played at many prestigious venues, including Carnegie Hall. As a member of the band Cadillac Moon he appeared in the worldwide hit film "Devil's Advocate," and has also appeared on episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent and SMASH.
As an athlete, he has completed 17 marathons (New York-14 consecutive times-'99-'13, Boston, London & San Diego), with a personal best time of 3:15.