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.

 

Education

Richard spent four years (2007-2011) studying Folk and Traditional Music on the BMUS course at The University of Newcastle Upon Tyne.

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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.

 

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The Present

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.