Burdick is the first horn of Regina
Symphony Orchestra and the Regina Symphony Chamber Players
in Regina Saskatchewan. His move to Canada in 2003, with
his wife Rebecca and his two young boys (Oscar 10, and Henry
8), marked the start of the fourth major period in his
In the 1980’s Richard was first Horn of Napa Symphony,
a member of a San Francisco based theater orchestra and
played lots of chamber music as manager of a chamber music
series in Berkeley California.
Starting in 1990 he played fourth Horn full-time for Sacramento
Symphony, which went bankrupt in 1996.
He then won auditions for Fresno Philharmonic, Napa & North
State Symphonies and played in Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera.
He is a prolific composer and has many CD’s of his own
compositions, Bach and his classical natural horn playing available
from I Ching Music. More information about Mr. Burdick and
his CD’s can be found on the web at: www.i-ching-music.com.,
CdBaby.com, Naturalhorn.com, Favorites-CD.com and digital music
stores around the world.