The Panamian-born American trumpeter, conductor and music pedagogue, Randall [Randy] Tinnin, obtained his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of North Texas; his Mater of Music degree from the Juilliard School of Music in New York; and his D.M.A. from Rutgers University.
New York area engagements include appearances with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Queens Philharmonic, and WQXR-NY radio broadcasts. Early music appearances include the American Bach Society, San Francisco Bach Choir, St. Bartholomew's Chamber Orchestra, the New York City chapter of the Early Music Foundation, New Trinity Baroque (Atlanta), Vox Ama Deus (Philadelphia), and the Spire Chamber Ensemble (Kansas City).
Randall Tinnin is the Associate Professor of Trumpet, and Chair of the Music Flagship Program at the University of North Florida (UNF). An advocate for the arts in society, he directs the UNF Music Mentors Program, which sponsors music majors from the University of North Florida to offer private and small group music lessons to at risk youth. He cuurently lives in Jacksonville, Florida.