Richie is currently a Music Teacher/Designer originally from Orange County, Ca. He has had the privilege to teach at many ensembles throughout the Southern California where he currently serves as the Asst. Percussion Manager and Visual Designer/Manager for Cypress High School.
Richie's performance background includes being a member of the Santa Clara Vanguard, RCC Winter Drumline and Pacific Crest. When it comes to teaching experience he has been on staff with the Ayala Band and Colorguard, Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps.
He currently serves as a Bass Drum Technician with the Santa Clara Vanguard and with Pulse Percussion.