Vicki Richards

From the blog

String Players Got Rhythm! video example

Can Vicki play Dun Dun? (I was spotted in an African drum class) “Can string players play with rhythm?” was the real question from a good drummer. I replied, “Yes, of course. It was fun! No one knows that I took Percussion techniques class (timpani, mallets and percussion instruments) at Indiana[…]

Quiet Touch Recording 1987

History: My first cassette tape recording on New Age Records (name changed to Temple Street Music, Inc) was in duet with Amit Chatterjee on my 4 track TEAC machine in 1987.  I was 33 and a new Mother. Where did the inspiration originate?  

The Past 40 Years-Bio Update 2015

Highlights and Info from the Past 40 Years or so… Vicki Richards’ musical roots and extensive training are in traditional North Indian Raga, Classical European Music and Electric Fusion. Ms. Richards began her professional career in an orchestra while simultaneously playing electric avant-garde fusion. She has performed in India, Carnegie[…]

Bio Update 2014

Vicki Richards is a musician/violinist, composer and improviser who is classically trained in 2 traditions. Ms Richards appears in a number of publications highlighting her place in history as a musical pioneer, particularly in the fusion of East Meets West. She was one of the first violinists to use both[…]

Indian Music Foundation

Indian Music Foundation is a non profit organization. During the early 1980s  we brought in the musical artists from India, organized concerts, educational forums and housing for participants. We were fortunate to have a great group of volunteers to help us with these unique international events. My alma mater, University[…]