Kevin Richardson, Music Education Director, joined the staff at CTAC in October 2014 as Assistant Director for the Beginning Strings and Youth Orchestra Programs. He graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Music Education and a specialization in instrumental education. He was promoted to Director of the School of Music in 2017. He currently teaches all CTAC School of Music classes, including ukulele, strings, jazz, rock, and the Youth Orchestra programs. He plays bass in local jazz trio, The Dust Bowl Aristocrats, alongside clarinetist Doug Beauchamp and guitarist Owen James.