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Tutor profile: Randy W.

Randy W.
Professional composer, arranger, music theory teacher
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About Randy

About Randy
I live in Brooklyn, and composer modern classical music. I LOVE music theory, and teaching it, as well as orchestration and composition. I have a Ph. D. from Harvard, and have taught there and privately. I've worked with John Cale, Maurice Sendak, and I orchestrated the music to "American Psycho". You can read more at randallwoolf.com.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I've taught at Harvard for 3 years as a Graduate Assistant, and was hired after to received my Ph. D. to teach as an instructor, leading my own "music theory for non-majors" class. I was the composer/mentor for the Brooklyn Philharmonic for 6 years, and have taught private lessons for over 40 years.
Harvard University
Music - Composition
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
1986 - 1990
Michigan State University
Bachelor's Degree
1976 - 1980

Work Experience

Work Experience
NA, Freelance Composer, Arranger, Music teacher
1990 - Present
I've received awards and commissions from the Guggenheim Foundation, New York Foundation For The Arts, New York State Music Fund, the Brooklyn Philharmonic, and multiple grants from New Music USA, The Cary Trust, and the New York State Council On The Arts, among others. My music has been performed by Kathleen Supové, Jennifer Choi, Timothy Fain, Mary Rowell, Todd Reynolds, Ethel, conductor and flutist Ransom Wilson, the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Kronos Quartet, Present Music, Fulcrum Point, Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, Sonic Generator, Bang On...

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