Mark Weiser

Lecturer

Division: Classical Performance and Composition
Program: Composition

Expertise: Theory and Analysis
Phone: (213) 740-7416
Email: markweis@usc.edu
Office: MUS 308

Biography

Mark Lanz Weiser has had his music performed internationally by such groups as the Baltimore and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestras, the Oakland East Bay Symphony, the Eclipse Chamber Orchestra, the Capitol Quartet, the Peabody Orchestra, the Winnipeg Symphony, and the New Horizons Chamber Ensemble. He has received commissions from the American Guild of Organists, Bank of America, and the Lehigh Valley Chamber orchestra, among others, and his music has been published by Boosey & Hawkes. Weiser has received many awards including annual ASCAP grants since 1996, and residencies at the Yaddo colony in New York and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. His opera Where Angels Fear to Tread was cited in the 1999 annual edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica as a notable American Opera premiere. Weiser’s music can also be heard in many award-winning commercial and independent films that have been shown throughout the U.S., U.K., and Canada.