Music Department

Mark Walters

Mark A. WaltersDirector of Bands

Dr. Mark A. Walters has served a Director of Bands at Fort Lewis College since 1996. His duties at FLC also include:

- Symphonic Band
- Music Education 
- Music Appreciation
- Conducting 
- Applied Woodwinds




Accomplishments include:

  • Dr. Walters performs regularly as part of the faculty chamber music series and as a clarinetist with the San Juan Symphony.
  • A native of Arkansas, Dr. Walters earned BME and MM degrees from Henderson State University and the University of Central Arkansas.
  • As a high school instrumental music director, Dr. Walters received the Stanbury Award for outstanding young directors, and he was frequently in demand as an adjudicator and clinician throughout Arkansas and Texas.
  • Dr. Walters received his DMA from Arizona State University in 1997.
  • During his tenure at Arizona State, he was invited to participate as a member or the Preparing Future Faculty program sponsored by the Pew Charitable Trust.
  • Dr. Walters is a member of the Colorado Music Educators Association Board of Directors and continues to serve as a guest clinician and adjudicator for Arkansas, Colorado, Utah, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona all-region clinics, summer camps, and festival contests.

Contact Information:
Dr. Mark A. Walters
Jones Hall 208
(970) 247-7151


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