An experienced Broadway musician and instructor
John brings his wealth of experience having played in Broadway orchestras and working with well known Broadway and music industry professionals in and outside of theatre and the concert stage. He’s conducted on national tours, a musical director for regional theatre, and performs as a solo pianist and vocalist. He’s also a sought after audition pianist and vocal coach and has played hundreds of auditions in New York and LA for casting directors including Bernie Telsey, Tara Rubin, and Jay Binder to name a few.
He instructs from his studio in Los Angeles as well as virtually and has helped prepare hundreds of actors and singers for their musical theatre auditions and performances.
- John will help you create an arrangement that will fit you perfectly.
- Besides finding the right key for you, he can also suggest breath, dynamic markings, vocal placement, and text consideration.
- He offers effective warm-up vocalizes and exercises to strengthen breath support and vocal range.
- John can give you song suggestions and create arrangements for your auditions including 16 bar cuts, introductions, and endings.
- He can play the piano for your audition.
- John enjoys working with actors and singers at all levels of experience.
- His supportive and focused attention brings out the very best in each individual’s performance.
Working with actors and singers at all levels of experience
His supportive and focused attention brings out the very best in each individual’s performance. Besides having played in venues throughout North America, John was house pianist and vocalist on Saturday evenings at The Other Side in Silverlake, Los Angeles for over two years.
John also plays for private parties in the homes of Hollywood celebrities and clientele, as well as star-studded events and galas in New York and LA. His vast repertoire includes music by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Rodgers, and Hart, as well as contemporary artists such as Burt Bacharach, Henry Mancini, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Elton John, and Billy Joel.
Featured in the Best of LA Weekly
“The Other Side piano bar has my favorite player and singer: the “Broadway-tastic” John Randall!”
-Karina Longworth, LA Weekly
An accompanist, pianist, and musical director for Broadway, television, and concert artists
He has worked with various artists, such as Loretta Devine, Patrick Cassidy, Rachel York, Michele Lee, Bernadette Peters, David Cassidy, Susan Egan, Liz Callaway, Linda Purl, Ariana Grande, and Spencer Day.
Helping you prepare for auditions
Whether preparing for an audition, theatre, film, developing a nightclub act, or simply wanting to explore your voice while expanding your repertoire, we will achieve your goals.
John is currently offering audition and performance repertoire preparation at his studio in a convenient West Hollywood location.
He also provides high-quality CD piano tracks of your accompaniment for rehearsal and performance.
John has been an audition accompanist and coach for over 15 years in New York and Los Angeles, working with hundreds of professionals including well known Broadway actors and singers.
He gained his experiences having worked as a musical director, pianist, and singer on Broadway, Off-Broadway, regionally, and in concerts and nightclubs.
Just given music sides from your agent for an upcoming audition? Or preparing songs and needing arrangements for a nightclub act or event? Look no further!