Richard Sparrow has played fourth horn with The Florida Orchestra since 1984. Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, he earned his bachelor’s degree in music education from Columbus State University in 1980. He received a master’s degree in performance on horn from the University of South Florida in 2005.
He is presently on faculty at The University of Tampa, where he plays with the Tampa Brass Quintet and teaches horn.
Sparrow was featured in Tampa Bay Times’ Meet Your Florida Orchestra Musician series. Click here to read the article.