Meet the Director
Dr. Mark G. Belcik
Dr. Mark G. Belcik was appointed Principal Conductor and Music Director of the Oklahoma City Symphonic Band in 2004. Dr. Belcik is the Associate Dean of the Wanda L Bass School of Music at Oklahoma City University, a position he has held since 2001. He holds degrees in Music Education from The University of Michigan, a Master’s in Horn Performance from The University of Oklahoma and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Instrumental Conducting from The University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Belcik’ s teaching experiences include appointments at the University of Texas at Austin, where he was the Associate Director of the Longhorn Band, the University of New Mexico, Valdosta State University, Bear Creek High School (CO) and Ardmore High School (OK). His high school bands have earned national recognition and won sweepstakes awards in Oklahoma and Colorado.
Dr. Belcik is an active clinician, judge and guest conductor. He has conducted All State and Honor Bands in several states and has presented clinics at State, Regional and National Conventions. He is Past President of the Oklahoma Association of Music Schools, has served on the Executive Board of the Oklahoma Music Educators Association and is currently on the board of the Oklahoma Youth Orchestras and the Oklahoma Concert Band Foundation.