Randolph Partain

Randolph Partain studied piano and composition at Florida Southern College, where his naked and fiery forms for wind ensemble was the first student composition ever presented on the college’s Festival of Fine Arts concert series.  In May of 2005, he graduated summa cum laude with a Doctoral degree in Music Composition from Rice University, under the tutelage of Karim Al-Zand and Arthur Gottschalk.   While in Houston, Partain has taught a variety of undergraduate music courses at Rice University, Houston Community College, and Sam Houston State University, and he continues to accompany, arrange, and compose. He is currently Director of Worship and the Arts at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in The Woodlands, Texas.
www.strengthfromshadows.com
Works included on programs sung by Gregory Wiest:
Pax Americana
Chasms
Recordings available on this website:
„Mourn not the Dead . . .", Mp3
I Shall Not Care, Mp3