ABOUT MARK

Mark is a warm and sincere individual who can assist you in making the right choice for your event.
Many clients have commented on the wonderful music he has provided for weddings and special events.

RESUME OF QUALIFICATIONS

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Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Music Woodwind Performance (May 1977)
Berklee College of Music
Boston, Massachusetts 

Studied with: 
Joe Viola
Andy McGhee
Frank Foster

Classical Studies With:
Keith Underwood, Sal Amato, New York
Jim Matheson, San Francisco Opera
Joan Butterfield, Dallas Symphony

Instruments:
Clarinet
All Saxophones
Flute
Oboe

Professional Experiences

Performed with:
Albert King, Dinah Shore, Ed Ames, Vic Damone, Shirley Jones, John Lampson, San Jose Civic Light Opera, West Bay Opera, Theatre Works, Full, Faith and Credit, various Bay Area groups, record artist on my own label.
Performed with Louis Bellison and rock legend Lynyrd Skynyrd
Performed with Indina Menzel, Josh Groban and Barry Manilow.

 

Teaching

Private Instruction 
Campbell, California ( 1986 - present)
Kennedy Junior High School – Teacher’s Aide
Cupertino, California (1986 - 1987)
World of Music – Private Instructor
Cupertino, California (1986 - 1990)
Community School of Music and Arts – Faculty Instructor
Mountain View (1991 - present )

Engagements

Paul Masson Winery, Community concerts, San Jose Municipal Band, Center for Performing Arts, San Jose Arena, private weddings, private engagements, Los Angeles Beverly Theatre, Tapestry ‘n Talent, American Musical Theatre

Recording History

Member, Recording Musician’s Association 
Member and Board of Directors, American Federation of Musicians 
Producer and writer, several CD releases including: Instrumental Christmas, Season’s Silhouette

CONTACT ME

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