Steve Barden is a production music composer for film and television. His music can be heard on television somewhere in the world on a daily basis. His music has aired on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, ABC Family, A&E, American Heroes Channel, Animal Planet, Biography Channel, Bravo, The Cooking Channel, Discovery Channel, E!, Food Network, Game Show Network, HGTV, Investigation Discovery, Lifetime, MTV, National Geographic Channel, Oprah Winfrey Network, Outdoor Channel, Oxygen, PBS, Science Channel, Style Channel, SyFy Channel, TLC, Travel Channel, truTV, Univision, and VH1.
Steve is multi-instrumentalist playing guitar, piano, and violin. He has studied guitar at the Guitar Institute of Technology in Hollywood (currently Musician’s Institute) and studied film scoring at UCLA. He has scored animated television series Tic Tac Toons, Journey to the Heart of the World, and Button Nose. He also scored the award winning animated short, The Baseball Card Shop, originally produced by Nickelodeon. He has also written jingles and theme songs for Los Angeles radio personalities, Mark & Brian, and also Kevin & Bean.
Steve is also the author of the books, "Writing Production Music for TV: The Road to Success", "Deconstructing Production Music for TV: Secrets Behind Writing Successful Music Cues", and "Mastering StaffPad: Digital Music Notation for the Modern Composer", each available from Hal Leonard.