Dr. Z. Randall Stroope


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Z. Randall Stroope is the Director of Choral and Vocal Studies, the Doug and Nickie Burns Endowed Chair in Music. He has received the Regents Distinguished Research Award, College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Mentor Award, and voted Outstanding Faculty Member of the College by the Greek Councils at OSU. Dr. Stroope directs the OSU Chamber Choir, Concert Chorale, Women's Chorus, undergraduate/graduate conducting, and coordinates the choral/vocal program. He received a Master of Music in Voice Performance from the University of Colorado in Boulder, and a Doctor of Music Arts in Choral Conducting from Arizona State University.

Dr. Stroope is currently the Artistic Director of two international summer music festivals, has conducted concerts in 25 countries, music for mass at the Vatican 9 times, and conducted at Carnegie every year since 2000. He has directed 44 all-state choirs and performed with the OSU Concert Chorale on the 2017 National ACDA convention. He has 170 published musical works with Oxford, Carl Fischer, Alliance and other publishers.