Mark Maliniak – Trumpet
Mark Maliniak joined CityMusic Cleveland Chamber Orchestra as Principal Trumpet in April 2011 and was appointed Second Trumpet with the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra in October 2008. An established and well sought-after orchestral musician, Mr. Maliniak has toured both nationally and internationally with The Cleveland Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, and Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, with whom he has recorded for the Naxos record label.
He has appeared as Guest Principal Trumpet with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra in Kuala Lumpur, and has performed with the Blossom Festival Band, Blossom Festival Orchestra, Canton Symphony Orchestra, Firelands Symphony Orchestra, Kansas City Symphony, New World Symphony, Tucson Symphony Orchestra and Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.
A native of Cleveland, Mr. Maliniak attended the Baldwin-Wallace University Conservatory of Music, where he earned a Bachelor of Music degree studying with Cleveland Orchestra Second Trumpeter Jack Sutte. He later attended the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he received a Master of Music degree as a student of Michael Sachs, Principal Trumpet of The Cleveland Orchestra. During the course of his study there, he was the recipient of the Dr. Calvin E. Weber Award for excellence in trumpet performance. Mr. Maliniak has previously attended Texas Music Festival, Music Academy of the West, Pacific Music Festival (Japan), Tanglewood Music Center–where he was the recipient of the 2011 Roger Voisin Trumpet Award–the Verbier Festival (Switzerland), and has performed at the Spoleto Festival in Charleston, South Carolina.
Mark’s trumpet skills are superb, he played a difficult piece perfectly and helped make our wedding that much more magical.Brian Donoghue & Kristin SilakowskiApr 19, 2008Old Stone Church
The music Mark selected to play for our ceremony added the touch of elegance we were looking for. And he executed ‘Eight Days a Week’ by the Beatles perfectly! We have been recommending him to everyone.Jessica FillarOct 27, 2007Bain Park