Mark G. Belcik joined the School of Music at Oklahoma City University as Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Music in 2002.
"He holds degrees in Music Education from The University of Michigan; a Master's in Horn Performance from The University of Oklahoma; and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Instrumental Conducting from The University of Texas at Austin.
Prior to his appointment at OCU, Dr. Belcik served as Assistant State Director of Music for the University Interscholastic League (UIL) in Texas and was Assistant Director of Bands at The University of Texas. In Austin, he worked with the Longhorn Marching Band, conducted the Symphony Band, and taught academic classes in conducting and music education. He also is former Director of Bands at Valdosta State University in Georgia. His high school bands have earned national recognition and won sweepstakes awards in Oklahoma and Colorado. Under his leadership, the Ardmore High School Band was chosen Outstanding Music Program in the state of Oklahoma.
Dr. Belcik is an active clinician and guest conductor. He has conducted Honor Bands in several states and has presented clinics at State, Regional and National Conventions. He is a member of the College Band Directors National Association, Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, Pi Kappa Lambda, Kappa Kappa Psi, Tau Beta Sigma, and Phi Mu Alpha.