Richard Murrow is the former principal tubist with the Texas Wind Symphony, East Texas Symphony Orchestra, Texas Chamber Orchestra, American Chamber Brass, and is co-leader of the jazz group, “Brazzology”. He has also played and recorded with both the Dallas Wind Symphony and the Dallas Jazz Orchestra. Prior to settling in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Richard was a member of the U.S. Naval Academy Band and the U.S. Navy Show Band.
In addition to his love of the tuba, he has also spent countless hours over the past 40 years playing bass in every musical genre from pop/commercial, rock, jazz, country, to stage musicals and recording studios.
In May 2021 Richard Murrow retired from Texas Christian University, a position he has held since 1996. Prior to his appointment at T.C.U. Richard Murrow taught at the University of Texas at Arlington for fifteen years. As an educator Mr. Murrow has given educational clinics and solo performances at over 250 universities and high schools, as well as the MidWest Band and Orchestra Clinic, Texas Music Educators Convention, Texas Bandmaster’s Convention, and 4 States Bandmaster’s Convention. From 1978-1998 Richard taught over 25,000 hours of private low brass lessons in Texas public schools in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Additionally, his teaching and performances have taken him over most of the United States, as well as fifteen countries in South America and Europe. In 1999 Mr. Murrow was a guest soloist with the National Orchestra of Peru, in Lima, Peru, where he also taught at the Lima Conservatory.
Richard Murrow is a tuba Artist/Clinician/Design Consultant for the Miraphone Corporation of Waldkraiburg, Germany.