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Richard is a full time Professor at the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver. His students have gone on to orchestral jobs, fellowships and doctoral programs around the country. Students enjoy success in competitions at the national and international level such as the Big 12 Conference and the International Trombone Association.

Students who are interested in pursuing either a Bachelors or Masters degree in trombone performance can visit the Lamont School of Music Admission website by clicking on this link. There are 2 other graduate programs offered at the University of Denver. The Artist Diploma is a 2 year program is a 2 year course designed for instrumentalists who beginning of their professional careers. There is also a 1 year Performance Certificate for those wishing to focus solely on refining their post-graduate instrumental skills. Click here to be directed to the official Lamont School of Music Trombone Website.

University of Denver Masters Student, Chris Terrazas winning the Big 12 solo competition in January of 2022. This is his performance of Bert Appermont's "Colors" for trombone & piano

The Lamont Graduate Trombone Quartet's recording of the Bozza 3 Pieces. Recorded for the 2022 ATW competition.