Rick teaches private trombone, tuba and baritone horn and conducts the trombone choir at Northwest College in Powell. He has a Masters Degree from the University of Wyoming. Rick is a performer on trombone, tuba and euphonium with the Northwest Civic Orchestra, the Buffalo Bill Wild West Band, the Big Horns Trombone Ensemble and the Yellowstone Big Band. He has served as the conductor of the Big Horn County Community Band and the Lovell Community Band.
Rick is a member of MENC, WMEA and the International Trombone Association.