Randy was raised in Tofield, Alberta . He began learning the fiddle when he was nine and has been in dance bands since he was thirteen. He currently plays Old-Tyme fiddle in a dance band called The Reflections” and sings the lead in a barbershop quartet in High River. Randy has taught at fiddle camps and workshops in BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan. He has hosted many Jamborees and is often asked to judge contests in Alberta. He is currently the President of the Alberta Society of Fiddlers, whose mandate is to promote the preservation of fiddle music in Alberta. Randy is pleased to be asked to be a GCBD instructor this summer.