Rich ThimmeschTrumpet / Board Exec. Director

Education

BA University of Northern Iowa
MA Southern Oregon University

Other Music Ensembles

Brass quintet “A Touch of Brass”

Music Honors

It has been my pleasure to coach many all state musicians, mentor many student teachers, and have several former students go on to be music educators.
I have served as the President of the North Central Iowa Bandmasters, and as a trumpet advisor on trips to Europe with the Iowa Ambassadors of Music.

As an adjudicator with the Iowa High School Music Association, I judge marching bands, all state, solo and ensemble contests, jazz bands, and concert bands.

Favorite Piece or Composer

Fanfare for the Common Man by Aaron Copland

Fun Facts

I am presumed to have the most number of grandchildren of any current CIWE member; eleven!

Private Lessons

At my home or at Rieman Music Company in Urbandale