Mark Lashof taught instrumental music for 34 years in Maryland public schools (mainly Harford County) until his retirement. His teaching included elementary, middle and high school band and strings. He has also maintained a private trumpet studio with numerous students selected for Harford All County groups and many also earned membership in Maryland All State groups. Mr. Lashof is happy to be bringing his trumpet studio to Music Land.
In his performing career Mark has performed with several brass quintets including more than 30 years with the Sounding Brass. He has also performed with the Hotel Paradise Orchestra which specializes in jazz of the 1920s and 30s, the Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra, for various musical shows and many solo performances.
Mr. Lashof has also worked as an arts administrator with the Chicago Symphony and Maryland Center for the Arts, a summer center for G/T students.