Mark received his Bachelor's degree in Music Education from Stetson University in Florida and a Master's degree in Jazz Studies from Northern Illinois University.  He has been the guest soloist and clinician on several occasions.  While at NIU, he founded and directed the jazz band for the NIU Community School of the Arts and was a member of the acclaimed NIU Jazz Ensemble and was named best soloist in 2004 for the Skyway Jazz Festival.  Mark continues to play in several groups in the Chicagoland area and surrounding states.

Our Next Gig.....

Saturday, Aug 26, 2017

5 to 7:00pm Visit the Historial Farnsworth House and enjoy the 21 piece Yorkville Big Band performing an outdoor concert of the music of the era of the construction of the famous international glass house.

Farnsworth Glass House, Plano, Il. Go to their website for more information.



Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

Beecher Park free concert for seniors. 


Monthly Big Band Dance

Sun, September 17, 2017


Yorkville Am. Legion
9054 E Veterans Pkwy
Yorkville, IL
Dance Lesson: 6-7pm
Big Band: 7-9pm


Watch Online at FVTV!

Cable TV Ch 17

Every Friday night 6:30pm




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