Mark Hanson Williams
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250 S. President St., apt. 505
United States
Composer, pianist, music director, dance musician
Composer and mus. dir. of "Puss & Boots" (book, lyrics, & direction by Roger Brunyate, chair, opera dept., Peabody Conservatory; choreog. by Carol Bartlett), at Theatre Project (TP) Baltimore, 2008-9 & 2007-8 holiday seasons

Other recent/upcoming - TBA: "Jack & the Beanstalk", w/Brunyate at TP (public preview,  Jan 09). Jul-Aug 09: mus. dir., "Little Shop of Horrors", TP (dir. Jimi Kinstle). Oct 08: "Action Sculpture", w/choreog. Lauren Withhart & drummer Rob Reid at Balt. Museum of Art.  Jul 08: Jane Frank Tribute, at An Die Musik

Masters deg., Indiana U. Sch. of Mus. (IU); studied w/ Don Freund, Claude Baker, Eugene O'Brien, Jeff Hass, Fred Fox

6 yrs exp. teaching undergrad. mus. theory at IU, incl. 5 semesters honors course

1999 Composition Prize, Fontainebleau, Conservatoire Americain, France. Mus. perf. in Amsterdam, Halifax, Vancouver, etc.

1992, pub. bk of dance class mus., "The 8 Counts", Lyra Music, NY

Memb. ASCAP, Balt. Composers Forum

Also: toy piano specialist