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Mark Dortwegt Staff Photo
Subjects Taught
Advanced Band, Band


Mr. Dortwegt is a native of Downers Grove, IL where he attended Downers Grove North High School.  Mark began his studies in music at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN.  While studying clarinet with Howard Klug, he performed in the IU Symphonic Band and Concert Band, the IU Clarinet Choir, and the Southern Indiana Wind Ensemble.  Mark developed a passion for jazz education and performance while doubling on jazz saxophone.  Upon his 2012 graduation from Indiana with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education and a minor in Jazz Studies, he moved to Cleveland, TN where he is now a band director at Lake Forest Middle School.