Gail Randall

 

Born in Coventry, Gail Randall studied flute, piano and singing at Trinity College of Music, followed by a PGCE course at Bretton Hall College of Education. During her teaching career she composed and arranged for wind bands and ensembles, conducting a performance of her own Three Movements for Piano and Wind Orchestra at a Music for Youth final in London in 1993. Since retirement, Randall has composed for choir, carillon, and handbells, reflecting a lifelong interest in campanology. Her choral setting of Wilfred Owen’s Anthem for Doomed Youth received its first performance in November 2014.