Below is information about Richard’s education (both academic and private).

University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), 2007-
  • D.M.A. in Collaborative Piano
    • Awarded a Hayes Fellowship
  • M.M. Piano Performance. 4.0 GPA
Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) Robert E. Cook Honors College, 2003-2006
  • B.F.A Piano Performance, 4.0 GPA
University of Zagreb, Music Academy
Blairsville High School
  • 4.0+ GPA; Valedictorian
College Music Society International Conference 2009, Zagreb Croatia: Presented a lecture recital titled “Art and Politics in Miniature: The Piano Miniatures of Dora Pejačević”

Click here to view an article from the International Programs Center at UNCG that discusses this conference

Private Instruction
Dr. James Staples – IUP – 2001-2006
Dr. Veljko Glodić – University of Zagreb – Fall 2006 and Summer 2007
Dr. Andrew Willis – UNCG – 2007-2009
Dr. James Douglass – UNCG – 2009-2014