Mark Lortz M.M., Ph.D.

Director of Music and Associate Professor
Music | School of Design, Arts, and Communication


  • Ph.D. Music Education, Temple University
  • M.M., Music Composition; Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University
  • M.M., Music Education; Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University
  • Teacher Certification, Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University
  • B.M., Percussion Performance, Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University

Professional Experience

  • Stevenson University Interim Director of Music (2017 – Present) Director of Bands (2011 – Present)
  • Westminster High School Fine Arts Department Chair and Band and Orchestra Director (1996 – 2011)
  • Adjunct Music Faculty Carroll Community College (2009 – 2013) McDaniel College- (2006- Present)


My research focus is music assessment and musical creativity. I compose music education compositions for concert band and orchestra, arrange for marching bands and drum corps and guest conduct throughout the country.


See my website link for my musical publications:


Mus 290, 291 – Band Mus 260 – Music Technology


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