On Feb 5, 2019 RVA trumpet master Rex Richardson led a clinic for Nick Merillat’s brass class at Maggie Walker Governor’s School.
Rex Richardson is a Professor of Trumpet at VCU and Award of Excellence recipient and offered MLWGS musicians instruction on sound production on brass instruments, improvisation, and creativity.
On April 25, 2019 he also stopped by The Steward School to teach a clinic to the upper school band. Rex instructed proper music techniques such as posture, tone, playing in tune as an ensemble and music theory.
Video: Rex plays his trumpet solo on the jazz standard, “On Green Dolphin Street” directed by the school’s music instrumentalist teacher, John McAlister.