Zach Balch Named Head of National Division at Level 77 Music, Where He Will Lead Sales – Below the Line
Zach Balch joined Level 77 Music as head of national division.
An award-winning musician, record producer, audio engineer and head of production music sales, Balch will lead sales of the company’s rapidly growing catalog across the United States and seek new business relationships between film and music producers. television, advertising agencies, corporate media and media producing brands, among others.
“We are thrilled to have Zach join our team,” said Level 77 Music Founder/CEO. Patrick Avard said in a statement. “He brings a passion for music in all its forms and proven expertise in music production. He will be a tremendous asset for developing new relationships and promoting our catalog.
Balch said he’s excited about the opportunity to help expand Level 77 Music’s presence, especially in major media markets.
“Level 77 Music is well positioned to grow and expand rapidly. The business has positive energy and a focused and skilled team. Although they are new to the domestic market, they have already achieved impressive success,” said Balch in a statement.
“I’m particularly excited about growing our customer base in the West Coast entertainment industry,” he added. “I see huge untapped potential among film, TV and streaming producers. Patrick Avard and his team have done an outstanding job in quality control and in producing albums with specific targets. The catalog is also very These are strong selling points for producers who use a high volume of music.
Balch got his start in the music industry with the Texas office of the Recording Academy, producer of the Grammy Awards. He has worked with artists and other industry professionals involved in Austin’s vibrant music scene. He joined First Com Music (now Universal Production Music) as Regional Account Manager in 2014 and placed tracks in national spots for Toyota, Doritos, Coca Cola and other top brands. He has also made placements in television shows featured on the El Rey Network and HGTV, as well as numerous feature films.
Balch formed later Flint Creek Records, a recording studio, artist collective, and independent label that has produced albums for singer-songwriters and other local and regional artists in Dallas/Ft. Value area. During his tenure, the company earned both Record of the Year and Producer of the Year nominations at the Dallas Observer Music Awards.