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Mark Osten (He, Him, His)




Bachelor of Music

Master of Arts


I was awarded Bachelor of Music and Master of Arts degrees with an emphasis in piano performance from San Francisco State University, where I studied piano with William Corbett-Jones. I've worked as a musician all my life, both as a pianist and a percussionist. I have also been a presenter, author, conductor and composer  of music. At NVC, I work with the voice students, both in class and individually, accompany the chorale, and work directly with the theater department in preparing musical productions. In the past, I have also taught Fundamentals of Music and Music Theory. 

Any bio of mine would be incomplete with saying I love all animals and am a proud cat dad to fur kids, Figaro and Susanna. 

Additional roles

Adjunct faculty