Randy McRill holds a Master of Music degree in Composition from California State University, Fullerton where he also studied piano. Having been a guitarist since youth, he has been in many bands and began songwriting at a young age. He has written, performed, and recorded 6 CDs: The Rithian Fast songs (acoustic rock); and the solo piano works "Glimpses" and "Rills," as well as being the author of two published novels: “The Self-Story of Rithian Fast” and “Fabled in Dividualism,” and a textbook on Songwriting, written for an online high school. He has enjoyed teaching Music and English as a Second Language at various educational institutions, and lives happily and humbly with his sweet wife. He is currently teaching various guitar courses including the Guitar Orchestra at Cascade School of Music in Bend, Oregon.