Areas of Instruction
Trumpet, Jazz Improvisation
University of Wisconsin
U.S. Marine Corps Bandsman, University of Wisconsin Jazz Band, University of Wisconsin Symphonic Band
Mark Poplawski has a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin where he performed in brass quintet, jazz, concert band, and even in a marching band that performed for the Green Bay Packers halftime shows. After his time in Wisconsin, he continued his studies and performed in summer concert tours that traveled to places such as France, Italy, Switzerland, and Rumania. He was the leader and organizer of a 16 piece big band by the name of Brass Impact, and later, a 6 piece Dixie Band called “Moments Notice”. Other performance experience with the U.S. Marine Corps, Wisconsin Centre Symphonic Band, Shades of Blue, Monaldi Brother’s Band, and many others. Over 20 years teaching experience, with both beginner and advanced students.