Randall Scott Ruback has performed as principal trombone with the (RAI) Italian Radio and Television Orchestra of Rome; the Opera House “Giuseppe Verdi” in Trieste, Italy; and the Haifa Symphony Orchestra in Israel.
A soloist on West German Radio, he has recorded for Israel television, the Eurovision Song Contest, film, disc, and is a prize-winning composer and conductor.
Other performances include the Hungarian Opera; Pennsylvania Ballet; Orchestra of Ancient Music, Rome; and the Spoleto Festival of Two Worlds. In Wisconsin: the Milwaukee Ballet, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, and Skylight Opera. In jazz and popular music: the Guy Lombardo, and Bill Porter orchestras; Slide Hampton’s World of Trombones; Louie Bellson; Marvin Hamlisch; artists from Motown, national touring groups, and entertainers.
He has three degrees in music and has taught at colleges, universities, and educational institutions of every level since 1980. His students have achieved national recognition, teaching at universities, performing in US military bands, and orchestras, including six concerto competition winners, and three who have performed with the National High School Honors Orchestra.
Mr. Ruback is also a published writer, clinician, presenter of workshops, and interdisciplinary courses.