Mark Deatherage

Mark Deatherage joined The Phoenix Symphony as Associate Principal Viola in 2008, and as Acting Principal Viola in 2009.

Born and raised in Saint Louis, Missouri, Mr. Deatherage has been professionally engaged by many orchestras in the midwest including the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2007-2008 he was a member of the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Florida under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas.

Mark Deatherage received both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Indiana University, from Mimi Zweig and Alan DeVeritch, respectively. While in Indiana, he was a student of  Michael Strauss, Principal Viola of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.

During his down time, it may be difficult to find Mr. Deatherage, as he will likely be out exploring the back roads and jeep trails of Arizona

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