A Percussionist based in Florence, KY, Mark McCafferty earned both his Bachelor and Master of Music Performance at Morehead State University. While there, he was featured numerous times as a xylophone and marimba soloist in front of the Morehead State Percussion Ensemble. McCafferty was the winner of the 2006 Gallaher Solo Competition, and a member of the 2003 PASIC Champion Morehead State Indoor Drumline. Upon graduation, McCafferty returned to the Northern KY area, and began building a private lesson studio. Other teaching credits include marching percussion instruction at Campbell, Owen, Grant, Harrison, and Boone County High Schools. Currently, McCafferty works with Scott High School and Grant County concert and marching percussion programs. While teaching, McCafferty maintains an active performance schedule, with regular performances as a member of several area groups. He is available and maintains an active schedule of arranging, composing, performance, master class presentation, lessons and group instruction.