Randy Lee

Randy Lee's Biography

Randy Lee is Assistant Professor of Trumpet at the University of Florida and a soloist, recording artist, collaborator and re-founding member of the UF Brass Quintet. He is also principal trumpet of the Gainesville Orchestra, Naples Brass, pops orchestras for many artists touring throughout Florida and founding member of the trumpet and Brazilian guitar/voice duo – Tremura | Lee. His solo album, La Trompeta Camaleonica, is on Mark Records and he can also be heard on Deutsche Grammophon, Mark Records, Centaur Records, Tantara Records, international television and radio broadcasts, albums, television shows, commercials, video games, movie trailers and short films.

Randy has premiered and recorded new solo literature for the trumpet and presented guest artist recitals at various universities around the globe. Some of these include Anthony Maglione's "The Mystic Trumpeter", James Oliverio's "Trumpet Concerto No. 1: World House", Ian Coleman's settings of traditional Spirituals "Go Down Moses" and "Steal Away" for solo trumpet and choir, as well as others. Randy has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Utah Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony, Tucson Symphony, Salt River Brass, Potsdam Brass Quintet; and with acts such as Johnny Mathis, Weird Al, Roy Orbison (Hologram), Cirque Musica, Irish Tenors, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Manheim Steamroller and others. Randy holds degrees from BYU (BA) studying with David Brown, UCLA (MM) with Jens Lindemann and Arizona State (DMA) with David Hickman. His other teachers include K. Newell Dayley, Nick Norton and Jay Posteraro. When not thinking about trumpet, he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and trying new foods.

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