Mark MooreAssociate Professor of Tuba and Euphonium and Chair of the Brass Division
B.S. (music education), University of Illinois; M.M. (tuba performance), The Ohio State University
Before coming to the University of Illinois, Mark Moore taught at the University of Southern Mississippi and at Shenandoah College and Conservatory of Music. His teachers have included Arnold Jacobs, former principal tuba with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Robert LeBlanc, and Dan Perantoni. Professor Moore has served on the adjudication panels for the solo competitions at International Tuba Euphonium Association conferences and has been a featured artist for ITEA conferences, International Trumpet Guild, and International Horn Society. Many of his students have won honors at international conventions of the ITEA and hold teaching positions at universities throughout the country. He has served as a soloist and clinician at schools and universities throughout the United States and has performed with orchestras including the St. Louis Symphony. Professor Moore is a member of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra. He is also a member of the Illinois Brass Quintet and the Medicare 7,8 or 9, a Dixieland band at the University of Illinois. As a founding member of Sonus Brass, Professor Moore has performed across the United States and on tours to the Far East and South America. Professor Moore was a featured artist at the International Brassfest held in Bloomington, Indiana, in 1995. He performed the John Williams Tuba Concerto with the Illinois Symphony Orchestra in November 1997 and with the United States Army Orchestra in January 1999 at the United States Army Band Tuba-Euphonium Conference. Sonus Brass were featured artists at the International Trumpet Guild Conferences held in May 1999 in Richmond, Virginia, and in May 2001 in Evansville, Indiana.