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Randy Max

Randy Max received his undergraduate degree at the St. Louis Conservatory, studying with Rick Holmes and John Kasica, and earned a masters degree at The Juilliard School, studying with Roland Kohloff, Buster Bailey, and Walter Rosenberger. He has been the principal timpanist with the Rotterdam Philharmonic since 1988, and is the former timpanist/percussionist with the Radio City Music Hall Orchestra and The Orchestra of St. Luke’s in New York City.

Randy is Visiting Professor of Timpani at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music in London, and has given masterclasses in the United States, Europe, and South America. He is the author of Orchestral Excerpts for Timpani with audio CD, published by Theodore Presser Company. His arrangements of Schumann, Six Pieces for Pedal Piano, arranged for timpani and piano, are published by Bachovich Music Publications.

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In 2001, I was looking for some music to play on a recital where I was to perform my arrangements of Schumann, Six Pieces for Pedal Piano, op 56 & 58 , arranged for Timpani and Piano (published by Bac...