- Designation: Principal tuba, Toronto Symphony Orchestra
A Michigan native, Mark Tetreault studied with Wes Jacobs of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and then continued his work at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston with Thompson Hanks.
While in Boston, Mark was an active freelance performer, playing with the New Hampshire Philharmonic, Portland Symphony Orchestra, Boston Civic Symphony, Cantabrigia Brass Quintet, the Fellowship Orchestra of the Berkshire Music Festival at Tanglewood, and the Spoleto Festival Orchestra. After graduation, Mr. Tetreault joined the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra in Florida, where he worked until joining the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in 1986.
Mark has performed with many orchestras including the Kirov Orchestra, Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of the Marinsky Theatre and the Irish National Orchestra.
Comfortable in many genres, Mark has performed Django-style jazz with his wife Leslie Dawn Knowles around Toronto as well as in Amsterdam and Trondheim, Norway.