Randy Pile received his Bachelors degree in music from the University of California, Berkeley, and a PhD from the University of California, San Diego. He completed a doctoral dissertation on the guitar works of Rodrigo in conjunction with the Spanish Ministry of Culture. Director of two highly successful Guitar Foundation of America International Conferences, he has also recorded for the Philips label with Pepe and Celin Romero. As a touring artist for the California Arts Council, Randy is one of the most sought after performers of his generation, both at home and abroad.

As recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician he has won acclaim for his “rich tone”, “powerful technique”, “graceful interpretations” and “sensitive musicianship”.

His international following has been gained through performances in the USA, Europe, Canada, and the South Pacific with appearances in major music festivals, including the Edinburg, Aspen, Salzburg, Malaga, Northwest Guitar and New Zealand’s Summer Festivals.


Dr. Randy Pile