Photo by Michael G. Stewart
Mark Pfannschmidt is the studio accompanist for numerous teachers in the DC area, and accompanies recitals, competitions, recordings, master classes and festivals. As a pianist, he has accompanied recitals at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, the Music Center at Strathmore and the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland. Also a violist, Mr. Pfannschmidt has been a member of the National Philharmonic since 1986. He and his wife have two adult children and make their home in Walkersville, MD, where he teaches viola, violin and music theory.