Department of Music

Mark DeGoti

Mark DeGoti

Associate Professor
223 Goodwin Music Building
(334) 844-3183

DMA - Indiana University

MM - Indiana University

BM - University of Michigan

Dr. Mark DeGoti is Associate Professor of Trumpet at Auburn University. At Auburn, he teaches applied trumpet students and leads the AU Trumpet Ensemble. Prior to joining the faculty at Auburn, Dr. DeGoti taught at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL for five years, and also served on faculty at the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan in 2008.

Dr. DeGoti has maintained an active performing career while teaching. Most recently, he has performed with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Columbus Symphony Orchestra, and Charleston Symphony Orchestra. He has also collaborated with artists such as Seal, Leanne Rimes, The Tommy Dorsey Band, The Indianapolis Chamber Brass, and The Michigan Brass. As a soloist, Dr. DeGoti has performed at numerous universities in the U.S and abroad, with annual appearances at the São Paulo Trumpet Academy in Brazil. He can also be heard on several recordings with the Owensboro Symphony, as well as on the Klavier Records label with the Philharmonia Á Vent.

As a clinician, he has presented at the MTNA National Conference, the Midwest Clinic, The College Music Society Southeast Conference, and the Alabama Music Educators Association Conference. He has also published articles in The Instrumentalist and the International Trumpet Guild Journal

An advocate of expanding the trumpet ensemble repertoire, Dr. DeGoti has published several trumpet ensemble arrangements through JPM Music Publications, Triplo Press, and Baltica Music. Most recently, the AU Trumpet Ensemble performed his arrangement of Mozart’s Magic Flute Overture at the National Trumpet Competition Semi-finals hosted at Messiah College in Pennsylvania in 2014.

His primary teachers include John Rommel, Charles Daval, Ray Mase, and Tom Booth.

Dr. DeGoti is a Shires Performing Artist. 

Last Updated: April 02, 2019