Mark Latham studied violin at the Guildhall School (London), the Philadelphia College of Performing Arts, Brooklyn College Conservatory, and the University of Michigan, where he earned his Doctorate in Orchestral Conducting. He was a member of the Atlantic String Quartet for 6 years, in Canada, and played with Emmanuel Music in Boston, and with the New Hampshire, Delaware and New Haven Symphonies. He now is a member of the Aryaloka String Quartet. He has given numerous world premieres and his own works have been performed in Canada, the UK and the US, including at the 92nd St. Y in New York. He is a member ‘in absentia’ of the Canadian contemporary improv ensemble The Black Auks, with whom he made several recordings. Latham currently is Music Director of the New Hampshire Philharmonic and directs the University Orchestra at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, where he is also adjunct professor of conducting, violin and viola.