Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Music/Oboe Performance Master of Music/Oboe Performance
Mark Twehues holds a Master's Degree in Oboe Performance from The Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. He spent three years doing postgraduate study in orchestral conducting at the School of Music (Hochschule für Musik) and German at the University for Foreign Studies (Universität für Ausländer) in Vienna, Austria. While there, he was assistant conductor for the University Orchestra at the University for Technology of Vienna (Technische Universität Wien) and for the Vienna Vocal Ensemble (Wiener Vokalensemble). Twehues has conducted both the Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic in Zlin, Czechoslovakia and the Polish National Chamber Orchestra. He has conducted operas, orchestras, musicals and choirs for over forty years.
Twehues has served on the faculties of Wright State University, Wittenburg University, The University of Dayton and the University of Texas at San Antonio. His duties included conducting the university orchestra, coaching chamber ensembles, teaching oboe and advanced conducting, fundamentals of music, music and technology, woodwind methods, and conducting musicals.
Along with conducting, Twehues is a professional oboist. He was English horn and assistant principal oboe with the Dayton Philharmonic and the Springfield Symphony. Twehues is a founding member of the Dayton Bach Society. He has performed in the United States, Europe and Russia with a guitar and oboe duo. They have recorded several CDs together. He has recorded the premieres of two ballets for the Dayton Ballet and Grand Rapids Ballet, Michigan. Twehues has played on the Library of Congress concert series and an award-winning performance of American music at The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Twehues is Principal Oboist of the San Antonio Wind Symphony and a founding member of this group.
Mark is currently on the faculty of the North East School of the Arts where he serves as the Director of Instrumental Music. He has taught here for seventeen years.
1st Period (8:45-9:37) Rm. 1109B Conference
2nd Period (9:42-10:35) Rm. 1109B Music Theatre Music Theory
3rd Period (10:40-11:30) Rm. 1109B Music Theory
4th Period (11:35-12:25) Rm. 1109B AP Music Theory
5th Period (12:30-1:20) Rm. 1101B NESA Orchestra Ensemble
6th Period (1:25-2:15) Lunch
7th Period (2:20-3:10) Rm. 1101B NESA Orchestra Ensemble
8th Perio (3:15-4:05) Rm. 1101B NESA Orchestra