Mark Fry

Trombone/Bass Trombone

Season Substitute

Mark Fry is currently the bass trombonist of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra and Lake Forest Symphony. Mr. Fry performs regularly with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Philharmonic, Joffrey Ballet, Chicago Sinfonietta, Grant Park Orchestra and Chicago Opera Theater. He has performed with numerous orchestras in the United States, including the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, San Antonio Symphony, Charleston Symphony Orchestra, Britt Festival Orchestra (Oregon), Sarasota Opera, and Des Moines Metro Opera. In the summer of 2001, he performed in the orchestra of the Spoleto Festival in Spoleto, Italy. Before moving to Chicago, he was the bass trombonist of the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra in Honolulu. Mr. Fry has recorded with the Houston Symphony Orchestra, Mannheim Steamroller, New Black Music Repertory Ensemble and the Spoleto Festival Orchestra. In addition to being a founding co-artistic director of Chamber Music on the Fox, he is also the trombone instructor at Elgin Community College.