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Randy Sabien

Department Head, Strings

randy.sabien@mcnallysmith.edu

Randy Sabien

Randy Sabien founded and chaired the jazz string department at Berklee College of Music, where he also performed with, and produced albums for, folk musician Jim Post (of the 1960s group Friend & Lover).  Randy Sabien is one of those rare string musicians to be hailed as both a violinist and a fiddler.  Sabien has been a frequent guest on “A Prairie Home Companion” and “Austin City Limits” and has toured the world playing in different styles and with many of music’s great stars.  Randy is also a highly-regarded educator and author of instructional texts.