Mark Lillie

Boulder, Colorado

Manhattan School of Music, Expected 2024
Juilliard School, Master of Music, 2022
Colburn Conservatory, Bachelor of Music, 2020

Samuel L. Bufford and Julia Metzger Chair

MARK LILLIE, a native of Boulder, Colorado, completed his Bachelor of Music degree at the Colburn Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Peter Lloyd, and his Master of Music degree at The Juilliard School, where he studied with Joseph Conyers. He will begin further studies at the Manhattan School of music in the fall under Timothy Cobb, Principal bass of the New York Philharmonic.

What is something interesting that people may not know about you?
I am a master of grilling after spending two summers at home

Name three of your favorite composers:
Strauss, Brahms, Rachmaninoff

When taking a break from music-making, what is your favorite thing to do?
Explore local bars and restaurants

What are you most looking forward to this summer with the NRO?
Doing a festival in person for the first time since the pandemic began!