Mark Zauss is internationally recognized as a trumpet virtuoso, recording artist, band leader and clinician. Mark has created 6 musically diverse groups performing over 140 events yearly in Florida. Mark's education includes a BA degree in music and psychology and a MA Degree in psychotherapy/mental health counseling.
Mark Zauss, MA, NCC, RIMHC, is also a Nationally Certified Mental Health Counselor. He is available as a Clinician and soloist and his clinics include: Performance Anxiety, breathing and relaxation techniques, the complete yoga breath, jazz improvisation, and efficient, practice techniques. Mark also offers online lessons via webcam.
Mark was first inspired to play the trumpet seriously at age 10 after hearing a recording of Maynard Ferguson. This inspired Mark to practice 6 to 10 hours a day for several years. His dedication enabled him to develop a unique command of the extreme upper register along with improvisational skills in several musical styles. Mark's sound is engraved with the masters he has performed with such as Arturo Sandoval, Branford Marsalis, James Moody, Marcus Printup, Pat Metheny, and many others. Mark is a trumpet artist for the G. Leblanc division of the Conn-Selmer Corporation along with Arturo Sandoval and the late great Maynard Ferguson.
Affiliation: President of Band Source Productions, Inc.