Richard Antoine White began his tuba studies at the Baltimore School for the Performing Arts, where he graduated with honors. He went on to receive his Bachelor’s degree at the Peabody Conservatory of Music, and his Master’s and Doctoral degrees at Indiana University. Dr. White was principal tubist of the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra from 2004 until it dissolved in 2011. He is now principal tuba of the Santa Fe Symphony and is in his tenth season as principal tuba of the University of New Mexico Philharmonic. He teaches at the University of New Mexico, where he is Professor of Tuba/Euphonium.