RANDY ANDROPOLIS is a music instructor and multi-instrumentalist. Having studied at St. Louis Institute of Music with master classes at Julliard, Randy worked as a Community Music School administrator in Niagara County for 18 years.
As a Private Music instructor, Randy teaches Piano & keyboards, classical guitar, acoustic & electric guitar, mandolin, elementary banjo, elementary harp, electric bass, recorder and digital recording. He also tutors Undergraduate level composition, theory and instrumentation.
A former studio arranger and bandleader, Randy has produced many original recordings. He has also served as a U.S. liaison for Green Linnet recording artists. His group, "Heirloom," toured the UK and Northern Ireland in 2000, co-sponsored by the BBC.
Adjunct Professor of Music Histories at Niagara University, Randy also works as Guest Musical Director with Niagara University Theatre when enlisted, having composed and conducted original scores for its productions of Macbeth, The Passion, As You Like It, Metamorphosis and Hortensia and the Museum of Dreams. More recently, he has been guest musical director for NU Theatre productions of The Pirates of Penzance, Little Women – the Musical, Into the Woods, Nine to Five and The Pajama Game. Other theater credits include The Fantasticks, The Only Jealousy of Emer, Saul, Let Freedom Sing & Dance and Character Matters.
In summer 2014, Randy was Sound Designer, Composer and Musical Director for Shakespeare in Delaware Park's production of Shakespeare's A Comedy of Errors, directed by Steve Vaughan. In summer 2018, King Lear.
Randy was also director of Artpark's annual Rock and Advanced Rock Camps for teens in Lewiston, N.Y. from 2010 to 2015 .
On December 11, 2018, Tony Petrocelli’s Lewiston Music will present a recital to benefit Heart, Love and Soul Food Pantry and Dining Room in Niagara Falls. Hosted by Stella Niagara in its auditorium, the concert will feature students and faculty of Lewiston Music in a program entitled ‘Carols for a Cause’, beginning at 7:30 pm. Admission is $5 per person or $12 for a family of three or more. The benefit is being supported by: Stella Niagara Education Park, Lewiston Music, ChrisFit Wellness Center, The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, Niagara University, and The UPS Store.