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Dr. Mark Snyder

MarkSnyder13Adjunct Instructor of Oboe and English Horn

D.M.A., Rutgers University

M.M., Manhattan School of Music

B.M., University of Connecticut

Dr. Mark Snyder is an Adjunct Instructor of Oboe at The College of New Jersey where he teaches:

  • MUS 206: Intermediate Private Oboe
  • MUS 306: Advanced Private Oboe
  • MUS 306: Advanced Private Oboe

Dr. Snyder presented his New York recital debut to critical acclaim in March 2002 at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall as a prizewinner of the Artists International Competition. Active as a freelance artist, he has toured throughout the United States and Asia performing with various orchestras as a member of the oboe section and as a soloist.  Some of his performances have included appearances with ensembles such as the Glimmerglass Opera Orchestra, Key West Symphony, Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional (Dominican Republic), Festival Musical de Santo Domingo, Binghamton Philharmonic, American Modern Ensemble, North Eastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Vermont Symphony Orchestra, Albany Symphony, Reading Symphony Orchestra, Delaware Symphony, Princeton Symphony, Allentown Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, and the Westchester Chamber Orchestra. Dr. Snyder’s Broadway credits include Les Miserables, Little Women, South Pacific, Tale of Two Cities, and The Phantom of the Opera.

Dr. Snyder has presented solo recitals throughout the northeast, including Trinity Church at Wall Street and The Cathedral of St. John the Divine; has recorded for Koch International Records and Albany Records; and is a founding member of the chamber ensemble Pastiche, winner of the Artists International Chamber Music Award in 2000. He is also a member of the oboe trio, Threeds, whose CD released include Palette and Unraveled.

Dr. Snyder began his musical studies at the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts and received his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Connecticut, Master of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music, and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree, from the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University.  He has studied with Joseph Robinson, Matthew Sullivan, Keisuke Wakao, Ronald Roseman, and Sandy Consiglio.

Dr. Snyder is also on the faculty of Rowan University; Western Connecticut State University; and The Lawrenceville School.