Rick Hamil has been a School Band Director in South Dakota for 13 years. He was the band director in Hoven, SD, Martin, SD, and Custer, SD before accepting his is current position as the beginning band director for The Douglas School District in Box Elder.
Rick received his Bachelor of Arts in Instrumental Music Education from Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, MI and his Master of Music in Orchestral Trumpet Performance from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, OH. Rick loves to play the trumpet. He maintains a busy performance schedule playing trumpet with the Black Hills Symphony, Black Hills Community Theater, and various small groups and solo performances throughout the Black Hills.