Professor of Trumpet, Coordinator of Brass
Randall Reyman is Professor of Trumpet, Coordinator of Brass, and Director of Jazz Activities at Millikin. He serves as principal trumpet with the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra. His teaching duties include directing Millikin University's Jazz Band I, studio trumpet instruction, brass ensembles, and composition. Mr. Reyman holds degrees from the University of Northern Iowa, University of Illinois, and Illinois State University. He has held teaching positions at Fort Hays State University, North Texas State University, and of course, Millikin University. His teachers have included Keith Johnson, Vincent Cichowicz, John Haynie, and Bill Adam.
An active composer/arranger, his works for jazz band, orchestra, wind band, choral ensembles, and chamber groups have been performed around the world. As a trumpeter, he has performed with the North Texas State University Faculty Brass Quintet, Millikin Brass Quintet, Illinois Symphony Orchestra, Peoria Symphony, Decatur Municipal Band, the Millikin Faculty Jazz Sextet, and the Decatur Big Band. He is also a member of the jazz trumpet group Four Other Brother, which has performed at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago, Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic, and at various jazz festivals around the region. Professor Reyman has published music and educational materials with Mel Bay Publications, Solid Brass Publications, and Kendor Music, and his CD, Hard at It, is available from First Step Records.