Mark Kano is Assistant Professor of Music and Vocal Area Coordinator at Bellarmine University. Kano received a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Middle Tennessee State University and both the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Vocal Performance from the University of Kentucky. Mark has performed with orchestra and opera companies in the United States and Europe.
He has been a winner in the Mid-South Regional National Association of Teachers of Singing Competition, as well as the Orpheus National Voice Competition. A dedicated voice teacher, Dr. Kano’s students have been winners in various vocal competitions, participated in summer music festivals, and have gone on to pursue music studies at such prestigious institutions as the University of Michigan, Indiana University, Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, and The Juilliard School. Dr. Kano has served as Visiting Professor of Voice at the University of Kentucky and on the voice faculties of Centre College, Transylvania University, Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts, and the Operafest