Richard Lambrecht, B.M.
Richard Lambrecht is professor of horn at the University of Texas at El Paso. He is also assistant director of the UTEP Marching Band.
During Rick’s 30 years as director of the Coronado High School Band in El Paso, Texas, CHS garnered many awards, including both the Sousa Foundation’s Sudler Flag of Honor for concert band and the Sudler Shield of Excellence for marching band.
Rick is in his 53rd season in the El Paso Symphony Orchestra, 51 seasons as principal horn. Principal Horn in the Roswell Symphony Orchestra, and El Paso Opera round out his current activity as a musician in the El Paso southwest area. He is also a founding (and current) member of El Paso Brass.
Rick’s personal honors include Texas Bandmaster of the Year in 2015, TBA’s Meritorious Achievement Award in 2008, his 2010 induction into the Texas Bandmasters Hall of Fame, and the University of Texas at El Paso’s 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Award. His professional affiliations include Phi Beta Mu, International Horn Society, American Federation of Musicians, as well as Texas Bandmasters Association and Texas Music Educators Association.
He has served on the Board of Directors of El Paso Symphony, is a former President of Texas Bandmasters Association, served as TMEA Band Chairman of Region 22 and is the author of several articles for The Instrumentalist. He has given numerous clinics for TMEA and TBA, and has conducted honor bands across the west and southwest.
Rick is an adjudicator, clinician and mentor for all levels of music, including marching bands, concert bands, and orchestras.
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