EVAN RICHEY studied with Robert Marsh at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and Lynn Harrell at the Juilliard School of Music. He has served as Assistant Principal Cellist in the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra and has been a member of or performed with the New Jersey Symphony, the Colorado Philharmonic and the Concordia Orchestra. Evan was a founding member of the West Side Chamber Players in New York City and a frequent guest performer at the Saugatuck Chamber Music Festival in Saugatuck, Michigan. He has played on Broadway in shows such as “Phantom of the Opera”, “The King and I” and “An Inspector Calls”, and has performed live on National Public Radio both as a soloist and a chamber musician. Recent performances include solo and chamber music concerts for the Carolina Summer Music Festival and at Wake Forest University and Davidson College.
Evan and his brother Craig co-founded The Place, a recording studio in NYC, and during The Place’s 14 years of operation, they engineered and produced recordings with artists from independent as well as major record labels from many musical genres and styles including classical, folk, jazz, pop, rock and musical theater. Since moving to Winston-Salem, NC in 1999, Evan’s musical and technical skills as a producer continue to be recognized nationally by leading industry professionals. He is the owner of Ovation Sound, a state-of-the-art recording studio that not only produces and records various artists but also creates music and sound design for multi-media applications. Evan has produced audio for national and international corporations and markets. He has produced many classical recordings released by Centaur, Bridge and Albany records, among others, and his live recordings have been aired on national programs such as NPR’s Performance Today.