Mark Emerson Hopkins
Doctor of Musical Arts 2000 Wind Ensemble Conducting-Performance, New England Conservatory. Thesis Title “Interpreting An American Song by Alan Fletcher”. Winner, Gunther Schuller Medal for Extraordinary Contributions to NEC’s Graduate Music Programs.
Master of Music 1996 Conducting and Trumpet Performance, University of Calgary.
Bachelor of Education 1983 Intermediate/Senior Qualifications in Music (Honors Specialist) University of Western Ontario.
Bachelor of Music 1982 Music Education, University of Toronto.
1997-1999 Frank L Battisti (New England Conservatory)
1993-1996 Dr. Glenn Price (University of Calgary)
Summer 2000 Dr. James Jordan (Westminster Choir College)
1995-1996 Howard Engstrom, (Principal Trumpet, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra)
1988-1989 Erik Schultz (University of Western Ontario)
1980-1982 Stephen Chenette (University of Toronto)
1977-1980 Larry Weeks (Principal Trumpet, Toronto Symphony Orchestra)
Music Education Graduate Studies
1988-1989 University of Western Ontario. Recipient of Don Wright Award for Music Education.
1979 Academy of Brass Chamber Music with the Canadian Brass, Full Scholarship, (The Banff Centre)
Since 2016 Full Professor Acadia University
2010-2016 Associate Professor Acadia University
2005-2010 Assistant Professor Acadia University
2002-2005 Full-time Instructor University of Calgary
1999-2002 Assistant Professor Hanover College, Indiana
1989-1997 Chair, Music Department Upper Canada College, Toronto, ON
1985-1989 Instrumental Music Teacher Oakville-Trafalgar High School, ON
1983-1985 Instrumental Music Teacher Milton District High School, ON