TAMA has welcomed Mark Ford as a concert endorser and educational director for TAMA/Bergerault.

He will be an ambassador for TAMA/Begerault through various activities including clinics/workshops, concerts/performances, tradeshows, and social media, and will also lead a diverse group of Tama/Bergerault artists in concerts and educational clinics.    

Ford is an accomplished Marimba artist and music educator, holding the position of Coordinator of Percussion at the University of North Texas College of Music. He has been a featured soloist performing throughout the United States as well as internationally in Europe, Japan, China, Taiwan, Australia and South America. 

Hoshino U.S.A. president, Shogo Hayashi, says “The recent announcement of our partnership with Bergerault is an exciting development for TAMA as we seek to expand our presence in the Band and Orchestral market. Now, we have been fortunate to acquire the talents of Mark Ford, a highly accomplished marimba artist and educator who will serve as the ideal ambassador for the TAMA & Bergerault brands. As a result, we feel a great sense of optimism for the future of TAMA/Bergerault.”

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