Professor of Music
B.M., M.M., Eastman School of Music
Randall Fusco is an active piano soloist and collaborative artist. He has performed solo and chamber music concerts in Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Michigan, and New Jersey. He has also appeared as soloist with the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra, Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra, Alliance Symphony Orchestra, Hiram College Concert Band, W. D. Packard Band of Warren, Ohio, Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Festival Band, the West Shore Chorale of Cleveland, and Winds on the Lake in Erie, PA. Mr. Fusco has recorded vocal music with various artists in Northeast Ohio, including members of the Cleveland Orchestra and Youngstown State University. He has made two recordings with Barrick Stees, assistant principal bassoonist with the Cleveland Orchestra. They are Opera Transcriptions and Paraphrases, available on the Claves label, and Nostalgica, available on Centaur.
Mr. Fusco earned his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in Piano Performance from the Eastman School of Music where he studied with Cecile Genhart, Frank Glazer, and Barbara Lister-Sink. He also studied accompanying with John Wustman at the University of Illinois.
In addition to being a pianist, Mr. Fusco studied conducting at the University of Illinois and was a Conducting Fellow at the Conductors Institute of South Carolina. He has guest conducted the Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra, the Heights Chamber Orchestra of Shaker Heights, Ohio, the Chagrin Valley Chamber Orchestra, and the Youngstown Opera Guild's production of Verdi's La Traviata.
Mr. Fusco is Professor of Music at Hiram College, where he teaches piano, music theory, music history, introductory courses, and serves as staff accompanist. He was also conductor of the Hiram Chamber Orchestra from 1998-2005.