Marc Thayer | Webster University

Marc Thayer

Adjunct Professor of Music Business

Marc Thayer is the Director of Education for The Association of American Voices, a Cultural Diplomacy NGO with whom he has taught and performed in Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Thailand and Burma. From 2002–2011 Marc worked as the Vice President for Education and Community Partnerships with the St. Louis Symphony. Currently he plays violin with the Kingsbury Baroque Ensemble and he teaches violin and viola at the Community Music School of Webster University. Marc also conducts the Saint Louis University String Orchestra where he teaches violin and viola.

He has served as the Artistic Producer for the Whim Estate Concert Series in St. Croix and he was on the faculty of the Guadalquivir Festival with the National Symphony Orchestra of Bolivia. Marc performed as a member of the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, FL, from 1995-1998 and founded their Education and Community Engagement Programs. Marc has performed with the American Russian Young Artists Orchestra, the Opera Festival of Heidelberg, Germany, the Orquesta Superior of Cordoba, Spain, the Baroque Festival of St. Savin and with the International Festival of Art in Aix-en-Provence, France.

Marc received a Bachelors and Masters Degree from the Eastman School of Music where he studied with William Preucil and Zvi Zeitlin. Currently Marc serves on the Board of the St. Louis Arts and Education Council and the Advisory Council for the Community Music School of Webster University.