Mark Spradley is a private teacher and freelance trombonist based in Savannah, GA. As an extensive orchestral musician, Mr. Spradley has performed with many professional orchestras in the South, including the Savannah Philharmonic, Hilton Head Symphony, Waco Symphony, Beaufort Symphony, and the LaGrange Symphony. In 2015, he was named a semi-finalist for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra's section trombone audition. Most recently, he auditioned and won the tenor trombone position with The King's Brass Ensemble, and will join them for their 2016-2017 tour through the United States and South Korea.
Also an accomplished soloist, Mr. Spradley was one of the top prize winners in the Young Artist Competition hosted by Music Teachers National Association, held in Anaheim, California. He was a featured soloist with the Savannah Winds Symphony in November of 2015. His last season concluded with a multi-day residency in Argentina, giving masterclasses to students and culminating with a performance with the Superbanda at the National University of Villa Maria. Additionally, he founded the "Savannah Trombone Workshop", as an annual summer program for aspiring high school trombonists. Mr. Spradley holds a Bachelor's of Music in Trombone Performance at Columbus State University's Schwob School of Music and additional graduate studies at Baylor University.