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Richie Mitnick

Richie Mitnick
Richie & Kathy Mitnick at the annual Rotary Holiday Concert
Born and raised in New York City, Richie studied piano
as a young boy. While in High School, his grandfather bought him his first electronic organ.
"I was always fascinated with the tremendous versatility of the organ and I actually enjoyed performing on the organ even more than the piano."

Richie graduated from Herbert H. Lehman College in New York with a degree in Political Science. While in college Richie began performing at restaurants and other venues to earn some money. "Soon, I realized that the music was where my heart was and I delved into both instrument sales and performing full time.
I moved to Western Mass. and eventually opened Sounds of Music, selling Hammond and Technics instruments. Still, all the while, I continued performing everywhere.
I remained active in our community and was President of the Agawam Chamber of Commerce in 1990.
One of the proudest moments of my life, besides marrying my incredible wife, Kathy, was being presented the prestigious Paul Harris Award, the highest honor bestowed by Rotary International. This was presented to me during intermission of our annual Holiday Concert that we still do every year for Rotary. I also enjoyed my year as President of the Rotary Club of Agawam."

"I continue performing on both organ, (today truly an orchestra), and incredible Digital Keyboards that keep me and our associates busy every week of the year. I hope to continue sharing my love of the great American Standards, Showtunes, Latin Styles and Classic Rock for many good years to come.