About Mark Gillmore
Get to know Mark Gillmore
Mark began his musical training at the age of three, taking violin lessons under the tutorship of Mrs. Elizabeth Zempel, who is a student of Mimi Zweig and holds a master’s degree from the University of Indiana Jacob’s School of Music in violin pedagogy. Growing up he has actively participated in the Falls Baptist Music School, taking advantage of all the music opportunities they offer, from summer camps to chamber groups and solo performances. He took up trumpet in the fifth grade and started in band. He has studied trumpet under several teachers including Professor Thomas Dvorak, Dr. Douglas Lindsay, and Kevin Wood. With experiences ranging from performing at the Midwest Clinic as a violinist to playing a trumpet fanfare work for the Wisconsin Governor’s inauguration, Mark has become a versatile musician. During his senior year of high school he helped start a music outreach of the Falls Baptist Music School called New Song. He graduated from college in 2016 with a music pedagogy degree, studying to start music outreach programs in other countries, specifically in a third world environment. He greatly enjoys teaching and loves making a difference in student’s lives.