Spain with Z. Randall Stroope - 2014 New Year’s Eve
Barcelona New Year Festival with Z. Randall Stroope - December 27, 2014 - January 3, 2015
Z. Randall Stroope
Z. Randall Stroope, American composer and conductor, has recently conducted at the American School in Singapore, Canterbury Cathedral, England, Salzburger Dom in Salzburg, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., Vancouver Symphony (British Columbia), and two performances at the Vatican in the past year. His compositions sell over 200,000 copies a year, and are performed regularly by esteemed ensembles throughout the world, including professional ensembles in France, Holland, Hong Kong, Spain, Japan, Australia, the Czech Republic, and Canada. Dr. Stroope has personally conducted/recorded 13 professional compact discs, and recordings of his music are heard frequently on radio and television broadcasts, including National Public Radio.
Stroope studied conducting at Arizona State University with Douglas McEwen and with Margaret Hillis, Chorus Master of the Chicago Symphony. He is the Director of Vocal and Choral Studies at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, where he conducts the Concert Chorale and Chamber Choir and coordinates the undergraduate and graduate choral conducting program at the University. Dr. Stroope is also the Artistic Director of a summer international choral festival in Rome, Italy. Choral groups under his direction have taken 15 international tours, including China, Russia, Japan, Sweden, and South Africa.