Video: Mark Ford, faculty fellow and percussionist

The Institute for the Advancement of the Arts named Marimba specialist Mark Ford one of two 2011-12 faculty fellows to work on creative research projects that will further raise the profile of the arts at UNT. Ford plans to compose a concerto for wind ensemble and percussion soloist to be performed by the UNT Wind Symphony and plans a version for orchestra.

He also will study with internationally known composer Edward Gregson, retired from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, and Jack Stamp, Indiana University Wind Ensemble director and composer.

Watch perfomances by faculty fellow Mark Ford.

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