Performance Manager for the Barshinger Center for Musical Arts
Music

Biography

Mark comes to Franklin & Marshall with a broad background in the Arts and Entertainment Industry. While attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he received a degree in music, Mark performed in many music and theatrical productions. During this time, he was also offered a position to perform with Pittsburgh's Civic Light Opera Company, and a position as a vocal instructor for a European Tour by The American Youth Symphony and Chorus. Following graduation and a move to the Lancaster area, Mark has performed, stage managed and worked as a technician for many of the musical and theatrical organizations in the region. He has performed with The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Actor's Company of Pennsylvania, The New England Symphonic Ensemble, The Lancaster Opera Company and The Johnstown Symphony, as well as many others. Mark has performed in The Washington National Cathedral and St. Matthew's Cathedral, Washington, DC. Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, PA. and Carnegie Hall, New York. He has also managed shows for such celebrities as Robert Goulet, Bobby Vinton and The Mills Brothers.

Mark also worked in the television and film industry. He has been a studio director, and an air promotions writer/producer. During this time, he had the opportunity to perform in a number of television commercials. Mark also appeared in the movie "Witness" starring Harrison Ford and Kelly McGillis.