Acting Assistant Professor of Tuba/Euphonium and Director of Bands
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4015
Moscow, ID 83844-4015
M.M., Tuba Performance, University of Michigan
B.M. Music Education, James Madison University
Mark Thiele spent 21 years as a tuba player with “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in Washington D.C., where he performed with the concert band, brass quintet, tuba/euphonium quartet and numerous chamber ensembles. Mark also participated in the Marine Band Conductor Training Program, and served as assistant section leader and educational outreach coordinator for the band. As a conductor, he was founder and music director of The Dominion Brass in Washington D.C., and conducted the Wind Symphony and Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble at George Mason University while pursuing his D.M.A. (conducting). He also holds degrees from James Madison University (B.M., music education) and the University of Michigan (M.M., tuba performance). His teachers include Kevin Stees (tuba), Fritz Kaenzig (tuba), Mark Jenkins (euphonium), Mark Camphouse (conducting), Dennis Layendecker (conducting), and Anthony Maiello (conducting).