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  • Mark Eichner

  • Assoc Prof/Band Conductor - Music
  • Master of Music, University of Texas, 1977
  • Music
  • (262) 595-2438
  • eichner@uwp.edu
Biography
Mark Eichner is in his 31st year as conductor and trumpet instructor at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, where he conducts the UW-Parkside Wind Ensemble and the UW-Parkside Community Band, an ensemble he founded in 1990. Since 2002, he has been the Music Director and Conductor of the Racine Concert Band, only the tenth band to be awarded the Sudler Scroll, awarded to community bands for outstanding artistic merit. In 1994, he received a UW Regent’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. He served as Chair of the Music Department 1998-2007. As a trumpeter, he performs regularly in the Wisconsin Philharmonic Orchestra and in the chamber music performances of BrassWorks. He has performed in the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, the Florentine Opera, Present Music, the Brass Band of Battle Creek, the Chicagoland Pops Orchestra, the Milwaukee Bach Society, the Bel Canto Chorus and Orchestra, the Skylight Opera, the Woodstock Mozart Festival Orchestra, the Wisconsin Wind Orchestra, the Pamiro Opera of Green Bay, the Milwaukee Choristers, the Round Top Festival Orchestra, the Green Lake Festival Orchestra, Music by the Lake, and the Racine, Kenosha, and Waukegan Symphony Orchestras. In 1993, BrassWorks performed at the prestigious Dame Myra Hess concerts in Chicago, broadcast nationally by WFMT-FM, and they have assisted in tour performances of the Canadian Brass. Professor Eichner earned the Bachelor and Master of Music degrees at the University of Texas. He studied conducting with Thomas Lee and Robert Reynolds and trumpet with Frank Elsass and Richard Metzger. Prior to his appointment at UW-Parkside, Mr. Eichner taught at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma and in the Austin, Texas public schools.
Courses Taught

Summer 2014

MUSI 106 JAZZ APPRECIATION (DV)
MUSI 106 JAZZ APPRECIATION (DV)

Spring 2014

MUSI 422 COUNTERPOINT
MUSA 122 FRENCH HORN
MUSA 123 FRENCH HORN
MUSA 22 FRENCH HORN
MUSA 222 FRENCH HORN
MUSA 223 FRENCH HORN
MUSA 322 FRENCH HORN
MUSA 323 FRENCH HORN
MUSA 422 FRENCH HORN
MUSA 423 FRENCH HORN
MUSI 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
MUSP 345 INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING
MUSP 102 LARGE MUSIC ENSEMBLE
MUSP 102 LARGE MUSIC ENSEMBLE
MUSA 120 TRUMPET/CORNET
MUSA 121 TRUMPET/CORNET
MUSA 20 TRUMPET/CORNET
MUSA 220 TRUMPET/CORNET
MUSA 221 TRUMPET/CORNET
MUSA 320 TRUMPET/CORNET
MUSA 321 TRUMPET/CORNET
MUSA 420 TRUMPET/CORNET
MUSA 421 TRUMPET/CORNET

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