Richard Graber is a native of Pembroke Pines, Florida. He holds an undergraduate degree from the Eastman School of Music, where he studied with John Beck, Sr. Mr. Graber received his Masters of Music Degree at the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with Christopher Lamb.
Richard has performed with the Rochester Philharmonic, the Naples Philharmonic, the Florida Orchestra, the Mansfield Symphony, the Florida Philharmonic and the Palm Beach Opera.
His festival performances include the George Solti Project, which produced a recording for London/Decca. Other festival performances include the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra and the National Repertory Orchestra, as well as the Spoleto Festival in Charleston, S.C.
Mr. Graber was formerly a member of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, and before that, a member of the New World Symphony. He is currently Assistant Principal Percussionist of the Nashville Symphony.