Conductor / Mansfield Symphony Youth Orchestra
Randy Heidlebaugh is a Lexington, Ohio native and retired in 2009 after 33 years as a high school orchestra and band director. He taught in the Caldwell County Schools, Princeton, Kentucky; Calloway County Schools, Murray, Kentucky; Sidney City Schools in Sidney, Ohio and Lexington Local Schools. From 1984-1999, he served as director of the Lexington High School Marching Band of Gold, Jazz Band, Symphonic Band and Concert Band. In 1985, he became the conductor of the Lexington High School Symphony Orchestra and served in that capacity until his retirement. He is still actively involved during the marching season as an Assistant Director of the Lexington Band of Gold.
During his tenure at Lexington High School, his orchestra, marching band and concert bands received 46 Superior ratings at Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) state level adjudicated events and also received numerous Superior ratings at regional and national contests. The LHS Symphony Orchestra has performed twice in Florida at Disney World and Epcot Center. Mr. Heidlebaugh has served as a guest conductor for the Marion County Honors Orchestra, Morrow County District Honors Band and also for the OMEA District 1 Junior High Honors Band.
Mr. Heidlebaugh received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from VanderCook College of Music in Chicago, Illinois, with graduate work at Murray State University and Ashland University. He served as President of District 10 for OMEA and also East-Central Region Orchestra chairman. His wife Cindy is a retired elementary music/band director from Lexington Schools. Their oldest daughter Lindsey is a 2008 graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy with a degree in Marine and Environmental Science. Younger daughter Chelsea is a 2014 graduate of Kent State University with a degree in Applied Communications.
May 17, 2016 for Annual Members
May 24, 2016 for General Public
July 1, 2016 for Annual Members
July 12, 2016 for General Public (online)