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Corban University

Dr. Mark Stanek

Assistant Professor of Music
Director of Orchestra



  • B.M. Music Education – University of Idaho
  • M.M. Music Performance – University of Idaho
  • D.A. Music Performance with a minor in Orchestral Conducting – Ball State University


Dr. Stanek is a native of Spokane, Washington, and came to Corban in 2013 by way of Indiana, where he was a Visiting Professor of Music at Indiana University East and an adjunct instructor of music at Anderson University. While in Indiana, he was also active as an orchestra conductor and a performer on classical and jazz guitar. He is a member of the College Orchestra Directors Association and Pi Kappa Lambda (national music honors society).


Mark lives in Salem with his wife, Emily, and son, Christopher. When not involved in music, he enjoys going on walks with his family, reading, and film.