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Richard Saucedo

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Richard Saucedo


Richard L. Saucedo (b. 1957) is an American composer, arranger, conductor and educator.

Mr. Saucedo was Director of Bands and Performing Arts Department Chairman at Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana. Under his direction, Carmel bands received numerous state and national honors in the areas of concert, jazz, and marching. The Carmel High School Wind Symphony was invited to the Bands of America National Concert Band Festival in 1992 and 1999, and was named the Indiana State Champion concert band in 1999. The Carmel High School Marching Greyhounds, having been a consistent National finalist since 1995, was crowned the 2005 Bands of America Grand National Champion. Also in 2005, the Wind Symphony 1 was invited to perform at the prestigious Midwest Clinic in Chicago. The Indiana Bandmasters Association named Mr. Saucedo Indiana's "Bandmaster of the Year" for 1998-99.

Mr. Saucedo is a freelance arranger and composer, having released numerous marching band arrangements, concert band works and choral compositions. He is currently on the writing staff for Hal Leonard Corporation, and is constantly in demand as an adjudicator, clinician, and guest conductor for concert band, jazz band, marching band, orchestra and show choir. He has served as Music Caption Head for the Drum Corps Midwest Judges Guild, and as a brass and music judge for Drum Corps International.

Mr. Saucedo did his undergraduate work at Indiana University in Bloomington and finished his masters degree at Butler University in Indianapolis.

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  • Richard Saucedo website Accessed 12 September 2017
  • Richard Saucedo, Wikipedia Accessed 12 September 2017
  • Williams, Kraig Alan. "With Each Sunset." In Teaching Music through Performance in Band. Volume 6, edit. & comp. by Richard Miles, 278-286. Chicago: GIA Publications, 2007.