Orchestra at Temple Square
From Carnegie Hall to the Hollywood Bowl, trumpeter Randolph Lee has performed in some of the world’s most prestigious concert venues, giving concert appearances throughout North America and Europe. Currently a trumpeter in the Orchestra at Temple Square with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, soloist, and a recording artist, he can be heard on Deutsche Grammophon, Tantara Records, international television and radio broadcasts, albums, television shows, commercials, video games, and movies.
Randolph Lee has performed as a soloist in Carnegie Hall, premiered new works, and presented guest artist recitals at various universities. A collaboration with Columbian composer and pianist Mauricio Arias brought about the creation of a new concerto for trumpet, piano, and orchestra titled Rapsodia Camaleonica, as well as its world premiere in 2012 and Carnegie Hall debut. A new cantata for trumpet and choir titled The Mystic Trumpeter, was also written for Randolph by Anthony Maglione, and give its premier in October 2013 and recorded it on Centaur Records in 2014. Other solo appearances with various ensembles include the Salty Crickets Composers Colletive, Azlo Orchestra, Scottsdale Musical Arts Orchestra, Academy of St. Barnabas on the Desert, ASU Schola Cantorum, UCLA Philharmonia, UCLA Brass Ensemble, UCLA Symphonic Band, BYU Synthesis jazz band, as well as high school and community bands.
Randolph Lee has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Utah Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Sinfonietta and Opera Hong Kong as guest principal trumpet, Tucson Symphony Orchestra as substitute principal trumpet, Philip Glass Ensemble, Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre, Utah Wind Symphony, Grammy Award-winning Phoenix Chorale, Phoenix Boys Choir, Salt River Brass as principal solo cornet, Scottsdale Arts Orchestra as principal trumpet, Utah Regional Ballet, and various chamber ensembles, brass quintets, and creative enterprises including his own project - the Omni Brass Ensemble.
As an educator, Dr. Lee is currently a professional clinician and Jump Start Music instructor through the Legacy Music Alliance. He has also taught classes, private lessons, coached ensembles, or given master classes at Arizona State University, University of California Los Angeles, Brigham Young University, BYU - Idaho, Utah Valley University, Weber State University, William-Jewell College, and various high schools and middle schools. His doctoral paper, Grow a Show: Considerations in Creating Entertaining Performances for the Modern Chamber Ensemble, is published by ProQuest. He holds degrees from BYU (BA), where he studied with David Brown, UCLA (MM) with Jens Lindemann, and ASU (DMA) under the tutelage of Regents’ Professor David Hickman. Other teachers include K. Newell Dayley, Nick Norton, Donald Green, and Jay Posteraro. When not performing or teaching, he enjoys spending time with his wife, and daughters.