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Greg Black Mouthpieces
623 Eagle Rock Ave.
PMB #127
West Orange, NJ  07052
Ph. and Fax 973-736-4997

Mark Lawrence

Mark Lawrence

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Mark H. Lawrence is the Principal Trombonist with the San Francisco Symphony. He has also been Principal Trombonist with the Denver Symphony, a member of the Empire Brass, and is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music.

Mr. Lawrence is an active soloist, clinician, chamber musician, and teacher. He has performed at the International Brass Conference, the International Trombone Conference, and is a frequent recitalist in this country and abroad. He has been soloist with the San Francisco Symphony on several occasions, and has been guest artist with many other orchestras and concert bands as well. Mr. Lawrence is a founding member of Summit Brass, an ensemble comprised of outstanding brass players from across America. In addition, he is a member of Bay Brass, (San Francisco’s large brass ensemble), and Chicago’s Music of the Baroque. Mr. Lawrence has performed at several music festivals including, the Colorado Music Festival, the Grand Teton Music Festival, the Lieksa Brass Festival in Finland, and the Tanglewood Institute.

Mr. Lawrence has given Master Classes worldwide, and has been on the faculties of Boston University, the Tanglewood Institute, the Music Academy of the West, the Rafael Mendez Brass Institute, and most recently, Northwestern University. He currently teaches at the San Francisco Consevatory of Music. Many of his former students have successful orchestral careers in the U.S. and Europe.

Mr. Lawrence’s discography includes three solo CDs, ten chamber music CDs, with Summit Brass, Empire Brass, Center City Brass Quintet, Bay Brass, and trombone quartet, and over forty CDs with the San Francisco Symphony.

Recently, Mr. Lawrence and his colleague from the San Francisco Symphony, Paul Welcomer, formed a publishing company, MarcoPaulo Publications, which specializes in music for the trombone, featuring arrangements by both, including music from Mr. Lawrence’s solo albums.

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