Randall Eyles has performed with The United States Air Force Concert Band, Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Players since 1973 and was appointed Principal Percussionist in 1986 and Concert Band Superintendent in 1991. As marimba soloist he has been featured on record album, cassette, compact disc recordings; television and radio broadcasts; and on concert tours of the United States, Japan, the People’s Republic of China, Belgium, England, France and Germany.
He has been on the faculty of The Catholic University of America since 1977. Before joining The United States Air Force Band, he taught at the Interlochen Arts Camp. Dr. Eyles holds degrees from the University of Illinois and from The Catholic University of America where he completed the doctor of musical arts degree in May, 1989. He serves as first vice-president (president elect) of the Percussive Arts Society and hosted their International convention in 1986. In addition, he is active as a board member and percussionist with Washington’s highly acclaimed Contemporary Music Forum.