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Dick Kraus
Trumpet
Dallas, Texas










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PERSONAL MUSIC HISTORY

Played trumpet in high school in Britt, IA.
Retired from music after high school graduation.
After retiring from work, I purchased a used horn in 2017, started taking lessons and playing again.

BANDS/GROUPS I HAVE PLAYED OR AM PLAYING IN

Town North Concert Band *
New Horizons Band Dallas *

CAREER/RETIREMENT HIGHLIGHTS

BSChE from Iowa State University in 1968.
Worked in the oil refining and petrochemical industries and retired from this in 2012. Most of this time was spent in technology licensing, doing both technical and commercial work. We alternated living in the Houston area and in Southern California, and moved to Dallas in 2014.

FAMILY

My wife, Margaret, and I moved to Dallas to be closer to our daughter, son, their spouses and our five grandchildren who all live in Dallas.

INTERESTS/HOBBIES

Helping watch or transport grandchildren when our daughter or daughter-in-law need assistance.

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