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Mark Clodfelter holding a trumpet

​UD School of Music Interim Director Mark Clodfelter

The University of Delaware School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Clodfelter to the position of interim director of the UD School of Music. Mr. Clodfelter is slated to begin his term on September 1, 2020.  

Professor of Trumpet Mark Clodfelter is a versatile performer of international acclaim, a Grammy nominated recording artist and a dedicated educator. He has been described by Classical Voice North Carolina as “…a stellar world-class trumpeter, whose dazzling playing wowed the audience.” As a soloist, Mr. Clodfelter has appeared in many of the finest performing venues throughout the world. He was a founding member of the Giannini Brass and has held positions with the Greensboro Symphony, Orchestra Kentucky, the North Charleston Pops, the Western Piedmont Symphony, the Salisbury Symphony, the Greenville (SC) Symphony and the Eastern Philharmonic Orchestra. He has also appeared with such headliners as Josh Groban, the Steep Canyon Rangers, The O' Jays, Gladys Knight, Mannheim Steam Roller, The Moody Blues, The Lettermen, Doc Severinson, Bob Mintzer, Frank Mantooth, Lou Rawls, Glen Campbell and Ray Charles. Mr. Clodfelter is an S.E. Shires Performing Artist.

Prior to joining the UD faculty as full professor in 2019, Mr. Clodfelter served as professor of trumpet at both the University of North Carolina - Greensboro and the University of Kentucky. He was a member of the faculty of the prestigious Eastern Music Festival and has taught the Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps.

He lives in Newark with his wife, renowned collaborative pianist Rebecca Wilt.

​Listen to Mr. Clodfelter's performance of Carnival of Venice from the Chiesa di San Palo dentro le Mura in Rome, Italy, featured in the August 12, 2020 edition of At Home with Arts@UD, beginning at the 7:15 mark.

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  • School of Music
  • Amy E. du Pont Music Building
  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-2578
  • ud-music@udel.edu