Director, Choral Society
Dr. Mark Hardy is a native of the Boston area, where he received musical training in piano theory and composition. Dr. Hardy holds a BM degree in Composition from the University of Massachusetts and MM and DM degrees in Choral Conducting from Indiana University.
In addition to the JHUCS, Dr. Hardy currently conducts the Annapolis opera Chorus and is the director of Choral activities at the Baltimore School for the Arts. He is also active as a composer of choral, chamber and orchestral works published by Cantate Press. Dr. Hardy has had works premiered by the Indianapolis Symphony Choir, The Lehigh festival singers, and the Indiana University Oratorio Chorus.