Richard Maddock

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A native of Ontario, Canada, Richard Maddock has worked as a dance class and exam accompanist for over twenty-eight years at numerous dance schools across southern Ontario.

Mr. Maddock’s compositions are well known throughout the international dance community and his ballet CDs/MP3 albums are being used in over 3000 dance studios, in over 50 countries around the world.

His discography includes:
"Music for Movement and Imaginations" (2009)
“Ballet Studio Inspirations: Volume Three” (2009)
“The Garden Within” (2009)
"Ballet Studio Inspirations: Volume Two" (2008)
“As Creation Unfolds: Part Three” (2008)
"Ballet Studio Inspirations: Volume One" (2006)
"As Creation Unfolds: Part One" (2006)
"As Creation Unfolds: Part Two" (2006)

In 2009 Richard composed the complete music syllabus for Levels Two, Three and Four for Living Dance, a new syllabus created by Australian dance teacher and choreographer Beth Baudistel.

Mr. Maddock’s ballet class CDs have received warm reviews on websites such as,, and, as well as in publications such as NDTA’s Dancematters (Issue No.56 - 2009, and Issue No.58 – 2010). “The Garden Within” was also reviewed by Massage New Zealand (Magazine Issue – June 2010).

Richard’s CDs have been used by organizations such as Cecchetti USA for their summer school (2010), and at several ballet festivals for master classes, workshops, and as prizes in dance competitions including CDTA’s Diamond Jubilee 60th Anniversary.

In January 2011, four of Mr. Maddock’s ballet class CDs were digitally re-mastered for release as MP3 albums. “Ballet Studio Inspirations: Volume Two”, “Ballet Studio Inspirations: Volume Three”, “Music for Movement and Imaginations”, and “The Garden Within” are now available on iTunes and Amazon MP3.

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