Resident is banker by day, composer by night | From the archives
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Editor's note: The Beacon is republishing stories we think will be of interest to readers. This feature is on Richard Vitzhum, a self-taught composer. The story, written by former editor Sara Bruestle, was originally published July 6, 2016.
Richard Vitzhum never trained as a composer, but that's what he's known for here.
Vitzhum, of Mukilteo, is a classically trained conductor and violinist who has composed and arranged works for the Mukilteo Community Orchestra and the Mukilteo Presbyterian Church musician groups.
"I never studied composition – never," Vitzhum said. "Music theory, yes,...