Zack Richards

A native of Northeast Ohio, Zack Richards has a BM in Trumpet Performance and will soon be finishing a MM in Music Composition and MM in Choral Conducting all from The University of Akron.  In addition to teaching lessons in trumpet, voice, music theory and composition, and conducting, Zack is the Director of Music Ministries at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Strongsville, OH.  He also performs around Northeast Ohio with community bands and choirs, for musical theater at locations such as the Near West Theatre of Cleveland, and at many local churches, bars, and other event locations.  An avid freelance composer and arranger, Zack is always working on new and exciting musical ideas.