OUR MOUTH TO GOD'S EARS"
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Z. Randall Stroope,
Director of Choral and Vocal Studies
Oklahoma State University, Composer
Z. Randall Stroope is one of the
most active choral conductors and
composers working today, with recent
conducting engagements at the Berliner
Dom (Germany), Canterbury Cathedral
(England), Salzburger Dom (Austria),
Kennedy Center for the Performing
Arts (Washington, D.C.), Carnegie
Hall (New York) and four performances
at the Vatican in the last three years.
He has toured 15 countries with ensembles
under his direction, including China,
South Africa, and Italy and performed
on national, regional, and state ACDA
conventions. Dr. Stroope has conducted
37 all-state choirs, lectured at 31
summer music conventions, and directed
numerous clinics for professional
choirs, universities, and state music
At 12 years old, Dr. Stroope became
the church pianist at Calvary Church.
In subsequent years, he studied organ,
piano, voice and composition. He has
served as Director of Music at several
churches throughout his career, as
well as composer of many anthems.
At Oklahoma State University, Dr.
Stroope is the Director of Choral
and Vocal Studies, where he conducts
the Concert Chorale and Chamber Choir,
and coordinates the undergraduate
and graduate conducting program.
As a composer, Dr. Stroope has published
120 musical works with Oxford University
Press (England), Alliance, Walton,
Colla Voce, MorningStar, Lorenz and
Choristerís Guild. His works are performed
by esteemed ensembles throughout the
world, including professional ensembles
in the Philippines, Japan, Holland,
Australia, France, Canada, Czech Republic,
Germany, Hong Kong Korea, and the
United States. His long-time composition
teachers were Normand Lockwood and
Cecil Effinger, both students of Nadia
Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico,
Stroope completed his masters in voice
performance at the University of Colorado
Boulder, and a doctorate in choral
conducting from Arizona State University.
He did post graduate work with Margaret
Hillis, Chorus Master of the Chicago
Symphony. As a recipient of the Australian-American
Fulbright, he has also done work in
western Australia. Dr. Stroope is
the Artistic Director for two summer
music festivals in Europe.
He and his wife, Cheryl (a middle
school choral music teacher) enjoy
travel and long walks with their Sheltie.
Santa Fe, New Mexico, is their favorite
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