Mark Stamper Resume

      Mark L. Stamper
Conductor and Coach

5000 Enclave Drive, #211, Fort Worth, Texas 76132
817/723-9397 (cell)
Email: t3maestro@yahoo.com


Positions
CURRENT
Artistic Director, The Singing Girls of Texas, Fort Worth, Texas, 2003-present
Interim Director of Worship and Fine Arts, First United Methodist Church, Fort Worth, Texas, 2011
Principal Accompanist, Turtle Creek Chorale, Dallas, Texas, 2010-present

PAST
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, Texas Wesleyan University, Fort Worth, Texas, 2004-2007
Interim Artistic Director, The Texas Boys Choir, Fort Worth, Texas, 2007-2008
Chorus Master, Fort Worth Opera, Fort Worth, Texas, 2008 festival season
Artistic Director, The Women's Chorus of Dallas, Dallas, Texas, 2002-2004
Associate Artistic Director, The Texas Boys Choir, Fort Worth, Texas, 1999-2002
Assistant Conductor, Oratorio Chorus, Fort Worth, Texas, 1998-1999
Music Director, Various churches, Texas, North Carolina, and South Carolina, 1981-2005
Assistant Conductor, Consort Singers, Fort Worth, Texas, 1988-1989
Assistant Conductor, Winthrop University Glee Club, Rock Hill, South Carolina, 1983-1986


Education
Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina, 1986
Master of Music in Choral Conducting, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas, 1989


Coach
Scott Guinn, 2007-2008
Scott Scully, tenor, 2006-2007
Katy Garber, dramatic soprano, 1998-2003
Cosi fan Tutte, Winthrop University, 1986
Cavalleria Rusticana, Winthrop University, 1985
Entire roles of Ariadne (Ariadne auf Naxos), Don Ottavia (Don Giovanni), and Gugliemo (Cosi fan Tutte)


Accompanist
Fort Worth Opera, La Bohème (2006), Madame Butterfly (2007)
The Living Opera, The Tender Land, April 2007.
Julie McCoy, soprano, 2005-present
Staff Pianist, AIMS Program, Graz, Austria, 2004, 2006, 2007
Colleen Mallette, lyric soprano, 2000
Katy Garber, dramatic soprano, 1998-2003
Numerous choral organizations, 1982-present


Soloist
Concerto No. 20 in d minor, KV 466, W.A. Mozart
Numerous Piano Recitals, played throughout the Southeast and Southwest


Professional Organizations and Summer Programs
American Choral Directors Association
Texas Choral Directors Association
Texas Music Educators Association
Conductors Guild
Chorus America
American Institute of Musical Studies, Accompanist, Graz, Austria, 2004, 2006, 2007


Awards
Silver Medal, Concours International de la Musique Amateur Piano Competition, San Antonio, Texas, July 2001
Semi-Finalist, Boston Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs, Boston, Massachusetts, June 2003
Best Performance of a Modern Work, Boston Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs, June 2003




Conducting Repertoire
Major Choral Works (*performed with orchestra)
*Requiem, Johannes Brahms
*Mass of the Children, John Rutter
*Exsultate, Jubilate, W.A. Mozart
*Vesperae solennes de Confessore, W.A. Mozart
*Magnificat, John Rutter
*Elijah, Felix Mendelssohn
*Gloria, John Rutter
*Requiem, W.A. Mozart
*Messiah, George Frederic Handel
*Requiem, Giuseppe Verdi
*Requiem, John Rutter
*Hora Novissima, Horatio Parker
*The Testament of Freedom, Randall Thompson
*The Creation, Franz Joseph Haydn
*Israel in Egypt, George Frederic Handel
*Hymn of Praise, Felix Mendelssohn
*The Passion According to St. John, Johann Sebastian Bach
*Gloria, Antonio Vivaldi
*Carmina Burana, Carl Orff (Oratorio Chorus and Fort Worth-Dallas Ballet, Fort Worth, Texas, 1999)
*Tres Cantus Laudendi. Mack Wilberg
Ceremony of Carols, Benjamin Britten
Mid-Winter Songs, Morton Lauridsen
Regina Coeli, W.A. Mozart
Mass in c minor, W.A. Mozart
Te Deum, Franz Joseph Haydn

Ballets and Orchestral Works
*Four Seasons, Antonio Vivaldi
*Tragic Overture, Johannes Brahms
Paquita, Ludwig Minkus

Operas (*performed with orchestra)
*Cosi fan Tutte, W.A. Mozart
*Il Tabarro, Giacomo Puccini
*Cavalleria Rusticana, Pietro Mascagni
The Mikado, Gilbert and Sullivan
The Medium, Gian Carlo Menotti
Opera Scenes, Various Operas
The Gondoliers, Gilbert and Sullivan
Cosi fan Tutte, W.A. Mozart
La Bohème, Giacomo Puccini (Accompanist)
Madame Butterfly, Giacomo Puccini (Accompanist)
Amahl and the Night Visitors, Gian Carlo Menotti (Accompanist)
Die Walküre, Richard Wagner (Accompanist)
Ariadne auf Naxos, Richard Strauss (Accompanist)

Broadway Musicals (*performed with orchestra)
*42nd Street
*She Loves Me
*The Sound of Music
*Fiorello
*Thoroughly Modern Millie
*My Fair Lady
*Kiss Me, Kate
*Chess
*Oklahoma
*Into the Woods
*How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying
*The King and I
West Side Story
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
The Music Man
Bye, Bye Birdie



References

Julie McCoy, soprano, Associate Professor of Voice, Texas Wesleyan University
Telephone: 940/368-2942 (cell)
Email: jmccoy@txwes.edu

Victor Johnson, composer and conductor, Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts
Telephone: 214-842-2842 (cell)
Email: victor.johnson@fwafa.org

Updated:  August 9, 2011

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