GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) - Mark Wood is an original member of the multi-platinum-selling symphonic rock group, Trans-Siberian Orchestra. He has received two platinum and three gold records from his work with them, and has performed in front of millions of people with the group since their inception.
As an electric violinist, Mark Wood is a highly acclaimed international recording artist who has released six CDs of his original music and has also shared the stage with Celine Dion, Paul McCartney, Steven Tyler, Billy Joel, Lenny Kravitz and Roger Daltry.
In addition to his passion for music, Mark Wood has a passion for music education. Mark tours the country with his "Electrify Your Strings" program firing up students by injecting a high dose of rock into a school's music education program. The musical selections are surprising and include Wood's own compositions and arrangements of classic rock and contemporary music such as Ozzy Osbourne, Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones and Coldplay.
Mark Wood and his team recently took over the music program at Forest Hills Northern High School, working with the band, orchestra and choir for an outstanding performance. (see video above)
For more information on Mark Wood and his music education program visit www.electrifyyourstrings.com.
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