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Randall Standridge

Randall Standridge (b.1976) received his Bachelor's of Music Education from Arkansas State University. During this time, he studied composition with Dr. Tom O'Connor, before returning to Arkansas State University to earn his Master's in Music Composition, studying with Dr. Tom O'Connor and Dr. Tim Crist. In 2001, he began his tenure as Director of Bands at Harrisburg High School in Harrisburg, Arkansas. He left this post in 2013 to pursue a career as a full-time composer and marching arts designer.

Mr. Standridge's music is performed internationally. He has had numerous works selected to the J.W. Pepper's editor's choice. His compositions Snake Charmer, Gently Blows the Summer Wind, and Angelic Celebrations have been included in the "Teaching Music Through Performance in Band" series. He has had numerous works performed at the prestigious Midwest Clinic in Chicago, Illinois. His work Art(isms) was premiered by the Arkansas State University Wind Ensemble at the 2010 CBDNA conference in Las Cruces, New Mexico, and his work Stonewall: 1969 was premiered at the National LGBA conference in 2019. Mr. Standridge is also a contributing composer for Alfred Music's Sound Innovations: Ensemble Development series.  His Symphony no.1: A Ghost Story will be premiered in 2023.

In addition to his career as a composer, Mr. Standridge is the owner and editor of Randall Standridge Music, LLC and Grand Mesa Marching. He is in demand as anarranger/designer for the marching arts.  He lives in Jonesboro, Arkansas with his husband and their very, very spoiled pets.

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Randall Standridge

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Jennifer E. Rose

Jorge Vargas

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Mitchell J. Roth

Jeff Hart

David Bobrowitz

Bob Lipton

Caryn Wiegand Neidhold

Christina Huss

Robert Sheldon

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Gavin Lendt

Matt Neufeld

Matthew Manning

Robert Langenfeld

Joshua Idio

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Brandon Robinson

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