Dick Akright, Vice-Chair
Dick Akright has over 40 years of experience in
instrument repair. His career started with a training program and later employment at the Getzen Band Instrument Company in Elkhorn, Wisconsin.
Dick now owns three music stores in the Bay Area. They are A & G Music in Oakland, Union Music in San Francisco, and the House of Woodwinds in San Ramon. He also owns Best Instrument Repair in Oakland. Dick has extensive contacts in and knowledge of the music industry and of musical
instruments. Dick is well known and highly respected by musicians, schools, and music retailers throughout the Bay Area.
Dick lives in San Rafael.