Randy Rusk, a native Southern Californian, has performed music professionally for thirty-four years. He is a music professor at Saddleback Community College where he teaches classes in both song writing and guitar playing. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in music composition from the University of California Irvine. He has also attended the Guitar Institute of Technology and studied with jazz guitar legend Ron Eschete.
Randy began writing and performing his original songs and musical compositions early in his career. He has performed solo and in duos, trios and full bands. His musical diversity covers folk, rock, pop, new wave, new age, fusion, reggae, latin jazz, country and classical. But at the core Randy has always been a singer/songwriter. Playing original music, he has opened for such musical artists as America, Poco, Billy Vera and the Beaters, Toots and the Maytals, and Ziggy Marley.
Performance venues include:
Los Angeles County – The Roxy, Club Lingerie, The Palamino, Highland Grounds and live over the radio on KNAC.
Orange County – The Coach House, The Golden Bear, The Four Muses, various local clubs and on both the local cable television channel and the radio station, KSBR.
San Diego County – The Belly Up and Winstons.
Randy even had a short stint performing in France playing with one of the original members of the band “Them”. He also sat in with the Robben Ford band.
He is also composing original soundtracks for public service announcements and documentaries for the Legal Aid Society of Orange County and is a composer for hirer.
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Healing and Hypnotherapy
Randy Rusk is a Certified Hypnotherapist. He received his certification at the Alchemical Institute for Hypnotherapy in Santa Rosa, California. For over two decades Randy has led transformational workshops all over the United States. The popularity of the workshops has also taken him to both Canada and England.
Randy has studied the works of Rudolf Steiner extensively and has made his own contribution to healing and consciousness growth with his new book entitled: Life, a Survival Manual. He has also written a children’s book entitled As The Crow Flies which teaches children spiritual concepts through the art of story-telling.