Debra Richtmeyer, a renowned soloist and pedagogue, has performed and taught master classes throughout North America and Europe and in China and Thailand. She was the first woman to perform a featured concerto with orchestra and to give a master class at the World Saxophone Congress. She has performed as concerto soloist with numerous bands and orchestras and was principal saxophonist with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the St. Louis Symphony. She has been Professor of Saxophone at the University of Illinois and at the University of North Texas and has adjudicated state, national and international competitions including the third Jean-Marie Londeix International Saxophone Competition. Richtmeyer is an Honorary Life Member and Past-President of the North American Saxophone Alliance.