R. Mark Rogers


R. Mark Rogers has degrees from Texas Tech University and the University of Texas. As Director of Publications for Southern Music Company from 1993 through 2012, he authored editions of the music of Percy Grainger and John Philip Sousa that have entered band repertory worldwide. He is also widely published as an arranger and transcriber, with performances by all five of the Washington, DC service bands. Dr. Rogers is the conductor of the Heart of Texas Concert Band and serves on the adjunct faculty of San Antonio College, Texas Lutheran University and Trinity University, and prior to coming to San Antonio was on the faculty of the University of South Alabama and a staff member with the University of Texas Longhorn Band. A bassoonist, he performs with the orchestras of Corpus Christi, Victoria, Laredo, San Antonio and Austin, as well as the Mid-Texas Symphony. He is active in church music and occasionally appears in music theater, including numerous roles in the operettas of Gilbert and Sullivan. Sudie, his wife of forty years, his children and their spouses (and grandchild), are the joy of his later years.


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