Caribbean Steel Drums
Mark Rosenthal graduated from Humboldt State University in 1992 with a B.A. in Music Performance. In 1994 Mark traveled to Trinidad to perform with Phase 2 Pan Groove under the direction of Ray Holman, taking fifth place of over thirty bands competing in Trinidad's annual Panorama competition. Since returning to the Bay Area in 1994, Mark has worked with students at many Bay Area schools including Head Royce, Malcolm X, Park Day, and Redwood Day Schools. Mark currently teaches for the Crowden Music Center in Berkeley and for MUST (Music in Schools Today).During the summer Mark teaches Steel Pan at Jazz Camp West, Jam Camp West, and Cazadero Performing Arts Family Camp. Mark continues to teach and perform regularly throughout the Bay Area.