Meet Our Musicians

Richard Harris

Richard Harris

On Stage

A graduate of Texas Tech University (BM) and Southern Methodist University (MM), Rich has played with the Dallas Symphony, the Virginia Symphony, and the Seoul Philharmonic, among others.

He is a native of Wyoming and plays a mean game of chess

First year with the CSO: 2007

Education: Bachelor’s of Music from Texas Tech University, Master’s of Music from Southern Methodist University. Additional performances witht he Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Seoul Philharmonic, and Filarmonica de Jalisco in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Favorite concert experience with the CSO: Performing Holst's Planets for the first Knightsounds concert

Hobbies: I enjoy grilling beef, fine cigars, chess, racquetball, pool, backgammon, word games, playing the cello, and writing electronic music.

Favorite thing about Charlotte: The people!