About Mark Barnard
As a composer, arranger, and music editor, Mr. Mark Barnard has created numerous instrumental, choral and keyboard publications. His compositions and arrangements for educational orchestras, published by Tempo Press, have been featured and performed at the Midwest Clinic, Interlochen Center for the Arts and many conventions and festivals worldwide. A graduate of the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music and the New England Conservatory, Mr. Barnard has directed youth orchestras, school ensembles in California, Ohio and Oregon, served as summer artist faculty at the Idyllwild School for Music and the Arts, and as adjunct faculty at the University of Dayton and Wright State University. He was also a member the administrative and artistic staff with Michael Tilson Thomas that launched the New World Symphony, America’s Orchestral Academy. In addition to music composition, Mr. Barnard enjoys serving as an educational guest conductor and clinician. Mr. Barnard may be contacted at www.markbarnardmusic.com.