Marko Rnic has been a performer, educator, and conductor for 32 years. He began his career as a flutist with the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra in 1977, and went on to play with orchestras and wind ensembles in Southern Ontario, British Columbia, and Oregon.
After his studies in Astrophysics, Mr. Rnic completed undergraduate degrees in Music and Education at the University of Western Ontario. He also holds a Masters of Science, with extensive work in music, from Southern Oregon University.
A dedicated teacher, Mr. Rnic is proud to be Director of Music and Director of Bands at St. George’s School in Vancouver, a position that he has held for the past 23 years. He heads a team of five band directors in a music department which boasts seven concert bands and two jazz ensembles that consistently earn top ratings at local, national, and international festivals. While being a member of many professional music associations, he is delighted to be one of the very first Canadian members of the Texas Bandmaster’s Association.
Mr. Rnic has served as Flute Faculty at Laurentian University Summer Music School, CYMC, as well as at the National Music Camp of Canada. Mr. Rnic frequently performs with the Vancouver Opera Orchestra.
In his spare time, Mr. Rnic travels extensively, builds furniture and houses, and enjoys skiing.