Richard grew up in Cornwall surrounded by music and developed a keen interest in the traditional music that tells the story of the remarkable history and people of this place.
Richard spent four years (2007-2011) studying Folk and Traditional Music on the BMUS course at The University of Newcastle Upon Tyne.
Richard then spent three years working primarily with adults with physical and learning disabilities before in 2014 enrolling on a three year Masters Degree at The University of South Wales to train as a Music Therapist which he graduated from in the summer of 2017.
Richard is currently performing with; Didjan, Leski, The Grenaways, Steve Hunt, The Rowan Tree and as a solo artist as well. Richard currently works as a Music Therapist for Children's Hospice South West, The Methodist Homes Association as well as for Cornwall Music Service Trust.