Mark Alpizar, Guest Conductor

Mark Alpizar
Mark Alpiza

Southern California native Mark Alpizar has enjoyed a multifaceted career as a conductor, clarinetist, and music educator throughout the United States. He is currently music director of the Vermont Youth Orchestra Association and conducts the Vermont Youth Orchestra. He is also a regular guest conductor of the Holland Symphony in Michigan.

Prior to his move to Vermont, he was the assistant conductor of the Cleveland Pops Orchestra, Cleveland Pops Youth, the American Youth Symphony, the National Repertory Orchestra, and the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra. In addition to his professional positions, Alpizar was instrumental faculty at Lake Erie College in Ohio, and conducting faculty at CSU Long Beach’s Bob Cole Conservatory of Music. Committed to music education, Alpizar was the music director of the Four Seasons Youth Orchestra in Orange County for seven seasons.

Mark Alpizar, nativo del sur de california, ha disfrutado de una carrera polifacética por todos los E.E.U.U. como un director de orquestas, clarinetista y educador musical. Actualmente es el director musical de la asociación Vermont Youth Orchestra Association y director de la orquesta Vermont Youth Orchestra. También es un director de orquesta invitado regular de la sinfónica Holland Symphony ubicada en Michigan.

Antes de mudarse a Vermont, era el director asistente de la orquesta Cleveland Pops, Cleveland Pops Youth, American Youth Symphony, el National Repertory Orchestra y el Long Beach Symphony Orchestra. Además de sus posiciones profesionales, Alpizar fue miembro de la facultad instrumental en el colegio Lake Erie, ubicada en Ohio y miembro de la facultad de directores en el Bob Cole Conservatory of Music ubicada en California Sate University, Long Beach. Alpizar, siempre dedicado a la educación musical, fue director del Four Seasons Youth Orchestra del condado de Orange durante siete temporadas.