|Mark Bacon [TrumpetWorks]|
|Lisbon Lisbon Portugal|
Classical and Jazz
|Contact me for:
Performance opportunities & Trumpet instruction |
|Mark Bacon offers online skype trumpet lessons through his website: TrumpetWorks.com to serve students and come-back players who want to improve their skills, enhance their musicianship, and get the most enjoyment out of playing the trumpet and cornet. |
About Mark Bacon:
As a Teacher:
New to Portugal, Mark Bacon served as adjunct professor at Atlantic Union College in Lancaster, MA. USA from 2008-13 and formerly at Gordon College in Wenham, MA. USA. He also was the private trumpet instructor at the Groton School in Groton, MA. since 1999, and director of the Groton Brass Ensemble. Mark instructed at The Waring School in Beverly, MA. and also at the Hopkinton Public School system. He continues to teach and perform having a roster of beginning through highly advanced students from children to adults, and enjoys both the personal interaction as well as fostering and encouraging their growth as musicians.
As a Performer:
Mark Bacon joined the Cape Ann Symphony as principal trumpet in 2000 and served until 2013. He has also performed with the Lexington Symphony, the Massachusetts Symphony, the Thayer Symphony, and the Cape Symphony. He has been a frequent soloist performing weddings, Sunday services and many other musical engagments throughout New England since 1983 and now performs in Lisbon,Portugal.
His chamber collaborations include Boston Brass, Bala Brass, Chatham Chorale, Neponset Choral Society, Paul Madore Chorale, Sacred Choral Artists and other ensembles.
As a featured soloist, Mark has appeared with the Cape Ann Symphony in 2005, 2010, and again in 2012, the Quincy Symphony in 2010, and at Gordon College, The University of Massachusetts Lowell, Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Saint Anthony's Shrine in Boston, The AbendMusik Festival and on many occasions at the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul in Providence.
A graduate of Walnut Hill School, and an alumnus of The Tanglewood Institute, and Phillips Academy Andover, Mark holds a Bachelors of Music and Philosophy degree (magna cum laude) from The University of Massachusetts, and received his Master of Music degree from Indiana University at Bloomington, Indiana.
Mark has an active roster of outstanding private students and his recordings can be found on film, television, YouTube, and compact disc.