Via Instrumental Casting, Richard appears as one of the orchestral violinists in ADELE's newest music video.
Richard Adkins is a graduate of Cal State Long Beach, where he studied music and geography. While currently under the direction of Tamara Cheryak, who is a member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, he is freelancing and auditioning for major orchestras in the Los Angeles and Orange County area.
Richard is professionally affiliated with The Riverside Philharmonic and The Angeles Chorale Orchestra.
He is also concert master of Cypress Pops Orchestra, Opera Al Carte Orchestra and The Southeast Symphony. When Richard is not performing he enjoys giving lessons and conducting youth orchestras. Currently he is performing in My Antonia, a musical by Scott Stephen, at the Pacific Resident Theatre in Venice, CA.