Mark Preece is Principal Tuba and Librarian with the Regina Symphony Orchestra. He has a MMus and a BMus in tuba performance, and has studied with renowned tubists including Roger Bobo, Patrick Sheridan, Sam Pilafian, and John Griffiths.
As an orchestral musician, Mark has performed with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, The Alberta Philharmonic and the Metamorphosis Symphony. His performances have taken him to the United States, France, Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, and Japan.
In addition to performing, Mark was Music Director for Queen City Brass Band from 2011-2016. He is an adjudicator for bands, brass and percussion with the Saskatchewan Music Festival Association (SMFA). Mark also works as a clinician throughout Saskatchewan, and has taught students of all ages. He teaches Tuba and Euphonium at Regina's Conservatory for the Performing Arts and the University of Regina.
Mark began playing the Tuba at age 12 with the Salvation Army. He is a member of the American Federation of Musicians (AFM), and the International Tuba and Euphonium Association (ITEA).
Mark has arranged music for solo tuba, tuba quartet, brass band, and a variety of chamber ensembles. A portion of his music is included on the Score Exchange website. For inquiries on additional music, please contact Mark directly.
- Besson E-flat BE983s - Yamaha 4/4 CC YCB822s - B&S 6/4 CC 5198GL "Neptune"
Mark uses Sellmansberger mouthpieces.