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E. Craig Richmond

Violin

Craig Richmond has been a member of the 1st Violin section since 1972.

Who or what inspires you?
Great classical music, and great pipe organs.

If you had to do something other than be a Baltimore Symphony Musician, what would you do for a living?
If not for fear of heights, I’d try to be an organ builder.

Where is your favorite get-away spot?
Europe, but I couldn’t pick a single favorite.

Where would people be surprised to find you? 
Napping in a deck chair, on the Queen Mary 2

What piece of music do you feel like was written for you? 
Mahler Symphony #3

Who influenced you to be a professional musician?
My 1st violin teacher wouldn’t take “no” for an answer!

What do you like to do with your ”me time”?
Travel, or stay home and watch old movies, or MPT.