Randal Harrison Hoecherl’s performances and compositions have long been described as “captivating and exhilarating” (JazzReview.com). When with Honor Among Thieves, it is said “Violinist Randal Harrison brings the tale to life … supercharged violin” (Isthmus). Exit polls from Randal’s latest solo project for violin and voice describe it as “Riveting”, “Emotional” and “I’ve never heard anything like it!”

Randal grew up studying with Margery Aber, founder of the American Suzuki Institute, where he had masterclasses with Shinichi Suzuki and America’s pioneer Suzuki teachers from the conservatories of Eastman, Juilliard, Oberlin, etc.… He later studied with NEA Jazz Master Richard Davis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Randal is honored with a southeast EMMY nomination for composition, and MAMAs for Best Blues Artist, Classical Artist of the Year and Jazz Artist of the Year. Randal is a past president of the Suzuki Association of Wisconsin, founder of the Eclectic Suzuki Talent Education Association of Music (ESTEAM) and travels the world to work with students and colleagues – sharing ideas on improvisation and an eclectic mix of violin studies. You’ll find Randal at the American Suzuki Institute, the Singapore International String Conference and at www.RandalHarrison.com