Richie is a well-rounded musician with a passion for teaching. Graduating with Magna Cum Laude honors, Richie received his B.S. in Music Education from Adelphi University in May of 2014. He has been teaching privately since 2010 and has developed balanced curriculum for the Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Piano and Music Theory lessons. He is currently a woodwind technician for the Mineola Mustang Marching Band. Richie is an active musician that specializes in jazz, funk, and fusion genres.