Mark has been a member of the 3M Symphony Orchestra/EMSO since 2005 after subbing a couple of times and getting hooked. In his real life, he’s an Engineering Specialist and has been with 3M for over 31 years.
Although his career was technical, music has always played a major part of his life. At Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN, Mark received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Physics with minors in Music and Mathematics. While at Gustavus, he played in the Concert Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra, Brass Choir, Trombone Choir, Chapel Brass, and Hoffalo Lake Brass Trio. He went on to receive an MSEE from the University of Minnesota and played in one of the jazz bands there.