Z. Randall Stroope

Z. Randall Stroope is an American conductor and composer. In the last three years, he has conducted in Salzburg, Dublin, Vienna, Rome, Barcelona, Prague, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Cambridge. Randall has also conducted at the Vatican mass every year since 2009. He has conducted 40 times at Carnegie Hall and directed 48 all-state choirs.

Ensembles under Randall’s direction have concertized in 24 countries, including a 2022 Baltic tour by The New American Voices. He is an honorary board member of the Italian National Choral Directors and taught three of the last five summers in northern Italy. Randall conducted on the 2017 national conference of ACDA (Minneapolis).

As a composer, Randall has 195 publications. One of his compositions was recently performed on the London Symphony Orchestra’s holiday series. He has 83 works on YouTube, several albums on Spotify, and averages eight composition projects a year.

Randall completed a Master of Music (Voice Performance) degree at the University of Colorado, and doctorate in conducting at Arizona State University. He did post graduate conducting lessons with Margaret Hillis, former Chorus Master of the Chicago Symphony. He and his wife, Cheryl, have a home/studio on Merritt Island, Florida, and also a home/studio near Santa Fe, New Mexico.