Bill Richards, Musician and Teacher; Howard University

Bill is a musician and teacher in the Washington, DC area. With degrees in both music and music education, Bill moved to DC after securing a spot as a percussionist in the United States Army Band. Now retired from the Army band, Bill teaches percussion at Howard University and out of his home. In addition to his teaching career, Bill remains active as a freelance musician in the DC area, performing with both the Washington and Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Kennedy Center Opera, and several world renowned ballet companies.