Biography

Mark Kausch is a graduate of the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University and St. Olaf College. He serves the Twin Cities region as an educator, teaching string bass, viola da gamba and string pedagogy at the College of St. Benedict|St. John's University, Bethel University, Augsburg University, and Hamline University. As a performing musician his work has included performances with the Hanover Band of London, the Smithsonian Chamber Orchestra, the Lyra Baroque Orchestra, (for which he also served for seven years as executive director), the Minnesota Opera, faculty ensembles at Bethel University and CSB/SJU, the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra, and VocalEssence.