Mark Camphouse (Composer)
Born: 1954, Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Mark Camphouse is an American composer and conductor who has written primarily for symphonic winds, but whose output also includes works for orchestra, choir and chamber brass.
A product of the rich, cultural life of Chicago, Camphouse received his formal musical training at Northwestern University. His first Symphony was composed at age 17. It was premiered by the Northern Colorado Philharmonic in 1974 in the historic Central City Opera House. His second Symphony, for narrator and symphonic band, honors General of the Army Douglas MacArthur.