1998 - Dr. Michael Mark
Dr. Michael Mark is Emeritus Professor of Music at Towson University, where he also served as Dean of the Graduate School. Prior to that, he was head of the music education program at The Catholic University of America. He is the author of numerous books and articles on the history of music education and is an invited speaker at conferences, symposia and universities throughout the country and internationally. A Fulbright Scholar, he holds degrees from The George Washington University, The University of Michigan, and The Catholic University of America. He has been a consultant for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Peabody Conservatory of Music, the University of Maryland, and the Maryland State Department of Education. In recognition of Mark's contributions as a historian of the music education profession, he was inducted into the Music Educators Hall of Fame of the Music Educators National Conference.