Mark Broschinsky has been recognized by the Rapid City Journal as a “true virtuoso on the instrument.” He has performed as a guest artist at the Casals Festival in Puerto Rico and has also appeared with numerous orchestras and ensembles including the Utah Symphony Orchestra, the Rhode Island Philharmonic, the New Hampshire Symphony, the Britten-Pears Festival Orchestra in England and ensembles dedicated to new music including Wet Ink and Alarm Will Sound. He has played under conductors such as Keith Lockhart, Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, and Gunther Schuller.
An active chamber musician, Mark is a founding member of the 3/5s (three-fifths) Brass Trio, and the Guidonian Hand Trombone Quartet and is a member of the Leora Chamber Orchestra. As a former member of the Synergy Brass Quintet Mark has performed concerts and presented master classes throughout the United States, including appearances at the Manhattan School of Music, Mannes College of Music, the San Francisco Conservatory, Indiana University School of Music, and the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University.
With an insatiable appetite for the new and unusual, Mark has commissioned and premiered numerous works, and founded the new music ensemble Grocery Store Sushi. In November of 2012, he will premiere Serpens for bass, tenor and alto trombones by J. Mark Stambaugh. Additionally, he has performed with New York-based groups Ensemble ACJW, Wet Ink and Alarm Will Sound, and was a featured soloist at the New York Electronic Arts Music Festival.
Committed to instructing and inspiring the next generation of musicians, Mark actively participates in community outreach and is on the faculty of the Third Street Music School Settlement and Camp MSM in New York City.
Mark earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. He then went on to receive a Master’s degree in trombone performance at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, and a Graduate Performance diploma with Norman Bolter at the Longy School of Music in Cambridge. He earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the Manhattan School of Music.