EDUCATION
Master of Music, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bachelor of Music Education, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Additional Certification:  K-12 Educational Administration, 7-12 U.S./World History
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Principal, Morris Sunset East High School, Las Vegas, 2007-Present
Assistant Principal, Preparatory Academy at Charles I. West Hall, Las Vegas, 2006-2007
Director of Choirs & Guitar Teacher, Thurman White Middle School, Henderson, 1992-2006
General/Choral Music Teacher, Madison 6th Grade Center, Las Vegas, 1990-1992
Tennis, Football, Softball, Martial Arts, Hiking & Rock Climbing Coach, 1990-Present
CONDUCTING HIGHLIGHTS
Carnegie Hall , New York City
Orchestra Hall, Chicago
The Kennedy Center, Washington, D. C.
Conductor & Clinician /Speaker at All-States, Choral Festivals, etc. in 25 different states
American Choral Directors Association National Conventions, Chicago & New York City
Music Educators National Conference National Convention, Phoenix
American Choral Directors Association Conventions, Pasadena, Honolulu & Salt Lake City
Recorded the music and featured in the video Love Sees No Color (shown at Cannes Film Festival)
Recorded the music and featured in the made for TV-pilot Our Fate
Ronald Reagan Library & Museum with former President Reagan in attendance
Concert for former President Jimmy Carter at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace for the Young Leaders of America Conference
“National Anthem” opening a speech by U. S. Secretary of State Colin Powell
Performed with the cast of Beauty & the Beast, Walt Disney Productions
Recorded the Soundtrack for the Las Vegas Fremont Street Experience Christmas Shows
National touring company of Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Grand Champions & Several First Place Awards at National Choral Competitions
American Choral Directors Association Student Symposiums
Nevada Music Educators All-State Conventions Las Vegas & Reno
Grammy Awards Party with several celebrity guests at Planet Hollywood
Many recording credits with national artists and recording labels
J. S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion with the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society
G. F. Handel’s Judas Maccabaeus with the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society
HONORS & AWARDS
Author, The Choral Director’s Guide to Sanity...and Success!  Heritage Music Press
Arranger, "Ritchie Valens Medley" published by the Hal Leonard Corporation
Inductee--Clark County School District Hall of Fame (2004)
Inductee--Oshkosh North High School Hall of Fame (2003)
“Randy Pagel Day” proclaimed by the Mayor of Oshkosh, Wisconsin (May 9, 2003)
Presented the “Key to the City” of Oshkosh (2003)
“Randy Pagel Day” proclaimed by the Mayor of Henderson, Nevada (May 8, 2002)
“Teacher of the Year”--Thurman White Middle School, Henderson, NV (2001)
“Outstanding Middle School Teacher”--Western States Middle School Consortium (2001)
“Teacher of the Year 2000”--Lite 100.5FM & Alexis Park Resort of Las Vegas (2000)
“Outstanding Young Alumnus” Award--University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (1999)
Inductee--National Junior Honor Society of Thurman White Middle School (1999)
“Nevada Teacher of the Year”--Nevada Music Educators’ Association (1997)
“Outstanding Educator Award”--World of Music Festivals, Los Angeles, CA (1994)
Several published articles in Teaching Music & Choral Journal magazines
Multiple listings in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
Past-President of the Nevada State American Choral Directors Association
City of Oshkosh “Boy of the Year” (1982 & 1984)

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
Sang the “National Anthem” in Wrigley Field for the Chicago Cubs (May 18, 1984)
Second Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do
Featured stories & performances on Las Vegas television channels 3, 5, 8, 10 & 13
Featured story on WBAY’s Channel 2 Action Sports (Green Bay, Wisconsin)
Interviewed by CBS’ 60 Minutes, featured on USA, ESPN, CNN & TBS networks
Featured in World Tennis & Tennis magazines
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