Style: Opera; Classical; Musical Theatre
Title: Assistant Professor of Music - Voice, Bellarmine University
Bio: Mark Kano is Assistant Professor of Music, Vocal Area Coordinator, and Director of Chapel Music at Bellarmine University. Kano received a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Middle Tennessee State University and both the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Vocal Performance from the University of Kentucky. Mark has performed with orchestra and opera companies in the United States and Europe. He has been a winner in the Mid-South Regional National Association of Teacher’s of Singing Competition, as well as semi-finalist in the Orpheus National Voice Competition. A dedicated voice teacher, Dr. Kano’s students have been winners in various vocal competitions, participated in summer music festivals, and have gone on to pursue music studies at such prestigious institutions as the University of Michigan, Indiana University, Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, and The Julliard School. Dr. Kano has served as Visiting Professor of Voice at the University of Kentucky and on the voice faculties of Centre College, Transylvania University, Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts, and Operafestival di Roma.
Voice Type: Tenor
Music Styles Taught: Opera; Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am available as a performer; I am currently accepting private students; I am available as a clinician or presenter; I accept students through a college or university program