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Lagoon concert - Mark Sloniker Group

June 27, 2013

What brings thousands of fans each year to the Lagoon Summer Concert Series at Colorado State University? The event takes them back in time to the tradition of summer band concerts on main streets in small town America. Get ready for the lively music promised by this year's lineup of performers!

Wednesday, July 10
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Lagoon's west lawn

The Mark Sloniker Group will perform at Colorado State University's Wednesday, July 10 Lagoon Summer Concert Series.

The concerts, produced each summer by Mantooth Marketing Company and made possible by Colorado State University and many local businesses in Northern Colorado, are free and open to the public.

CSU alumnus Mark Sloniker

Mark Sloniker is a Colorado State alumnus with a degree in music therapy. You get a glimpse of CSU alumnus Mark Sloniker's sparkle and sense of fun when you hear the story of how he started playing the piano.  

'Glued' to the piano as a child

Mark's grandfather worked for the Baldwin Piano Company, so there was an upright piano in the corner of the family's living room. Every night at bedtime, Mark says, his mother would "call the fire fighters over to the house with their 'jaws of life' extraction tool to separate me from the piano and get me to bed."

Professional career

In his professional career, Mark has played and recorded in the U.S. and abroad in piano performances, jazz/trio/quartets, and symphony concerts. Many of Mark's recordings have made their way to national sales and airplay lists.

The Mark Sloniker concert is being sponsored by the Colorado State Alumni Association. Learn more about the Lagoon Series.

Contact: Jennifer Lobermeier