Both on the podium and behind the scenes, Randi Ellen Rudolph’s work in musical theater and opera is innovative and interdisciplinary, and she is committed to creating and performing collaborative music across all genres. She has served as conductor and music director for productions throughout the country, working with theaters including The Phoenix Theatre Company, Red Mountain Theatre, Highlands Playhouse, and Moonlight Stage Productions. She has received the Louis J. Sudler Prize in Music for conducting, and was named a semi-finalist in the national American Prize competition for her work in musical theater conducting.
Dedicated not only to creating meaningful art for both performers and audiences, Randi is also committed to making music and the arts more accessible. Her work in arts administration has focused on fundraising through grant writing and expanding theater audiences through creative publicity and outreach. She is the former Executive Producer of Ram’s Head Theatrical Society, where she also served on the Board of Directors for several years.
As a teacher and educator, Randi has a private vocal coaching and audition prep studio. In addition to her career as a collaborative pianist, she performs on violin, harpsichord, voice, and organ. Recently, Randi learned the Indian harmonium and performed at the world premiere of the opera Monticello Wakes in Los Angeles.
Randi currently resides in Phoenix, where she recently graduated with her DMA in Conducting from Arizona State University. She holds a MM in Opera and Musical Theater Conducting from Ithaca College and a BA in Music with Honors from Stanford University.