Meet the Musicians Cello
Orchestra member since 2010
Hometown: Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Education: Indiana University, The Juilliard School
Studied with: Janos Starker, Joel Krosnick
Instrument: Mark plays a Starker Nebula cello made around 1800 and a 2006 Tschu-Ho Lee cello.
In addition to his expert cello playing, Mark has played some piano and, many moons ago, pipe organ and trumpet. He enjoys listening to music, including The Same Kind and occasionally to jazz, composing, watching movies, jogging, wine tasting and fishing. His most memorable onstage experience involved playing a concert with his father and sister while wasps dropped onto them while playing. He has recorded for the Ambitus, Delos, Naxo and VAI labels.