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Mark Camphouse

Professor of Conducting and Composition

Expertise: Wind symphony, musical communication in performance

Mark Camphouse is a professor of Conducting and Composition in the Music Department in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. He began composing at an early age and the Colorado Philharmonic premiered his First Symphony when he was only 17.

Camphouse conducts the wind symphony at Mason and can discuss conducting and composition, wind symphony and musical communication in performance. His works for wind band have received widespread critical acclaim and are performed frequently in the U.S. and abroad. His composition "In Memoriam" was performed in Russia by the Moscow Area Governor's Wind Orchestra during the summer of 2008.

Camphouse has served as guest conductor, lecturer, and clinician in 40 states, Canada, and Europe.  He is an elected member of the American Bandmasters Association and is coordinator of the National Band Association Young Composer Mentor Project.