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About Steve Richards

Steve Richards
Steve Richards
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Woodbridge, VA
Speaks: English
Instructs: Drums
Education: Music Performance, Armed Forces School of Music
Performance Experience: Over 40 years of professional stage performance, recording, television and movies.
Teaching Experience: Over 20 years of one-on-one teaching experience with students ages 5 – 65 in all styles of music and percussion.
Teaching Philosophy: To help anyone learn how to play the drums and have fun in the process!

Get to know Steve Richards

Steve was introduced to the drums at age 7 and bought his first drum set at 13. He hasn’t looked back. Performing in high school jazz band, marching band, and popular local and national bands. Steve took lessons from famed drum instructor, Jim McCall, throughout high school.

Steve auditioned and joined the United States Marine Corps Band and toured the US with them. Following this time, he auditioned and joined the Washington Redskins Marching Band and had a successful career with them for over 15 years.

Across his drum career, Steve has been an in-demand drum instructor, session musician, and live performer.

Steve Richards teaches at:
14577 Potomac Mills Rd
Woodbridge, VA 22192
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