Randy Hale began his career writing music for the theater and quickly expanded his creative reach to film, television, educational projects, and theme parks.
He composed the music for the Scholastic Storybook Treasure Sign Language DVD series. His music for Goodnight Moon, Gladys Goes Out to Lunch, and A Creature Was Stirring won the 2010 Parent’s Choice Silver Honor Award. Randy is the composer for the complete storytelling series which is designed to teach ASL to hearing and deaf children and also includes Ferdinand the Bull, A Pocket for Corduroy, and Five Little Monkey’s Jumping On the Bed, among other best-loved children’s tales.
Randy’s work for the interactive world includes Steven Spielberg’s Director’s Chair and Knowledge Adventure’s Jump Start line. His compositions for theme parks include Universal/MCA’s Porto Europa, the Disney/Kodak pre-show for Honey I Shrunk the Audience, and Disney Parks Online’s What Dreams May Come.
He composed the music for CBS’s critically acclaimed sitcom, Thanks and has contributed original scores and songs for television and film including Lifetime’s Strong Medicine, Second Noah for ABC, Promiseland for ABC, and Grapefruit Moon for ABC/Buena Vista Television. He is composer and co-book writer of the musical, Songs From The Tall Grass, which made its world premier at the historic Ford’s Theater in Washington, DC.
Randy’s work has been nominated for Best Composer by the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences and has received the National Endowment for the Arts‘ American Masterpieces: Three Centuries of Artistic Genius and Challenge America grants. He has been a featured speaker at the National Game Developers Conference and received an artist’s residency fellowship at the Anderson Center For Interdisciplinary Studies.
Randy is currently working on Artworks, a new musical about a contemporary artist and a music CD based on the teachings of Venerable Dhyani Ywahoo, teacher of the AniYunwiwa (Cherokee) and Drikung Kagyu and Nyingma (Tibetan Buddhist) wisdom paths.
Randy is a member of BMI, SAG, Actor’s Equity, the National Association of Songwriters, and the Dramatist Guild.
To learn more about Randy as a singer/songwriter please visit: www.randyhale.com.