Mark has served as Music Director and Conductor of the New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra since 2012. He began the successful NBCO@Zimmerli salon lecture series in 2015 as a means of promoting the orchestra’s innovative programming of contemporary classical works focusing on the works of living composers. Previously, Mr. Hyczko has worked with Pineda Lyric Opera Company, The Little Opera Company of New Jersey, Mercury Opera, and New Jersey State Opera. In addition to performing, Mr. Hyczko currently teaches at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. He previously held the positions of Director of Music and Organist at St. Peter’s Church in Freehold, New Jersey where he was also the Artistic Director of the Downtown Concert Series, a classical music series that is regularly broadcast throughout the tri-state area on WWFM - The Classical Network. Additionally, he is the Choir Director and Organist at Temple B’nai Or in Morristown, New Jersey. Mr. Hyczko received his Master’s Degree in Piano from The Mannes College of Music, where he studied under Pavlina Dokovska. He also holds degrees in both Music and Chemistry from Rutgers University.