Mark Benedict, Trumpet
Studies with Dr. Walter Chestnut
Former member of Tampa Bay Symphony
Mark Benedict started playing the trumpet in the fourth grade at the age of 10. While in college at the University of Massachusetts, he studied with the legendary Dr. Walter Chesnut.
Mark has played in both orchestral and jazz settings throughout his adult life and most recently played second trumpet in the Tampa Bay Symphony. Family and career obligations put Mark into retirement until 2012 when he re-emerged to resume his passion for teaching and playing the trumpet. He recently moved to the Seacoast area and is accepting students of all ages and levels.