Randy is from Cincinnati, Ohio, where he studied piano, clarinet, and saxophone. He received his Bachelor of Music degree in Composition from the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music, and his Master of Music degree in Conducting from Southern Illinois University.
Among his instructors in composition were T. Scott Huston, Alan Oldfield, Will Gay Bottje, and John Cage. He studied conducting with Thomas Meyer, Erich Kunzel, and James Stroud.
He was a Band Director in Ohio, Illinois, Missouri, and Florida and has also taught privately and worked as a Church Music Director.
He is a professional musician in the Orlando area, performing for weddings and other special occasions with his wife Nancy who is a professional violinist. Together they own Strings & Things Entertainment.
In the year 2000 Randy became enamored with the flute and put all his other instruments (except the piano) aside in order to seriously study it. He is currently a member of Éclectique and the Director of Central Florida Sunshine Flutes, a group of skilled amateurs and professionals.
Kelli graduated from the University of Central Florida in 1992 with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and a Minor in Music Performance. She studied flute with Susan McQuinn. Her music career includes performances for several musical theatre productions and flute masterclasses. One of the highlights was being a featured soloist with the UCF Orchestra performing the Concertino by Chaminade for Flute and Orchestra. She also had the privilege of performing at Walt Disney World during the holiday season where she played piccolo and flute in the Clown Band and Flute Duo. She is an active freelance musician in the Central Florida area performing solo and with small ensembles. In 2013, she recorded her first CD “Expressions”. She currently performs with the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra and Éclectique.
Deborah holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ; a Master of Music in Flute Performance from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, NJ and a Master of Divinity from Drew Theological Seminary, Drew University, Madison NJ. While in New Jersey she performed with the Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra, Metropolitan Symphony NY, the Ridgewood Concert Band, Tea for Three Trio as well as many solo performances in the NY metropolitan area. She is a founding member of Éclectique and performs with Disney’s Encore & Strings and Things Entertainment. She has performed with Central Florida Winds, Central Florida Sunshine Flutes & Space Coast Symphony. Her principle teachers were Paige Brook and James C. Scott. She also studied with Michael Parloff, and MaryAnn Archer. Deborah is a teacher with Central Florida Community Arts Performing Arts School and has a studio in Central Florida. She facilitates and is part of the college creative team for the Walt Disney Company Education Series.