Mark Aaron Kano
Style: Pop; Opera; Jazz; Folk; Classical; Musical Theatre
Title: Associate Professor of Music/Dir. of Performing Arts-Bellarmine University
Bio: Mark Kano is Director of Performing Arts and Associate Professor of 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. 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, Operafestival di Roma, and Brancaleoni International Music Festival. Kano served as Mid-South Region Governor and on the NATS Executive Board from 2019-2023.
Voice Type: Tenor
Music Styles Taught: Pop; Opera; Jazz; Folk; 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