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Piano Renewal Initiative

Please consider supporting our Piano Renewal Initiative. If you have a high-quality piano in good condition that you are no longer using, or if you would like to purchase or contribute towards a new piano, please contact the Department of Music Office for more information regarding our specific needs.

Metropolitan Club donates Steinway M grand piano

Katz Foundation donates new Steinway recital piano

Leon Bates Masterclass and Mini-Concert officially launches Piano Renewal Initiative.

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PART-TIME FACULTY

William W. Richards
Lecturer


Percussion

Childers Hall, Room B-004
(202) 806-7532
billrichards.perc@gmail.com

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Bachelor of Music Education - Temple University
Master of Music - Catholic University of America

Teaches private percussion lessons, Percussion Method Course to Music Ed. majors, Directs Howard University Percussion Ensemble

Formerly part-time lecturer at Shenandoah Conservatory, 1995-2000. Full time substitute at University of Maryland, College Park, 2000-2001

Principal Percussion and solo percussionist with The United States Army Band (Pershing's Own), Washington, DC

Currently first call percussion substitute with Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. Performs with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, National Theatre Orchestra, Wolf Trap Opera Company, Verge Ensemble of the Contemporary Music Forum

Recordings:Numerous with The United States Army Band. Bounce by Steven Sondheim with Kennedy Center Show Orchestra. Africans in America CD and DVD produced through WGBH, Boston. Re-recording of Virgil Thompson's documentaries with The Post Classical Ensemble - The River and The Plow that broke the Plains.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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On-Campus Auditions for
Fall 2019
Admission
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Appointment requuired.
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University Academic Calendar 2018-2019 (rev. 04/06/2018)

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Event Highlights

Many of our events are FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

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SELECT UPCOMING EVENTS:

Holiday Jazz Choir Concert
featuring
Afro Blue, SAASy, HU Jazz Singers and special guests HU Youth Jazz Choir - Childers Recital Hall, Wed, Nov 28, 7:30pm FREE

Jazz Choirs Christmas 2018 Concert Poster

Chamber Orchestra Fall Concert
Program
Telemann Viola Concerto, Lyric for Strings by George Walker, Mozart Symphony #40 in d minor - Childers Recital Hall, Sun, Dec 2, 4:00pm FREE

HU Orchestra Fall 2018 Concert Poster

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