Marc Sosnowchik


a headshot of Marc Sosnowchik

Assistant Director of Bands Director, Longhorn Pep Band Director, New Music Ensemble

Dr. Marc Sosnowchik is a conductor, educator, arranger, and clinician based in Austin, Texas. He most recently served as Associate Director of Bands at the University of South Florida (USF), Assistant Director of Bands at Oklahoma State University (OSU), and Associate Conductor of the Florida Wind Band. His duties at USF and OSU included conducting the Symphonic and Concert Bands, teaching courses in conducting and music education, directing the Herd of Thunder Marching Band, and supervising teaching interns.

Dr. Sosnowchik maintains an active schedule as a clinician, conductor, adjudicator, drill designer, and arranger. He conducts honor bands throughout the U.S., and in the summer teaches at the World Youth and Adult Wind Orchestra Projects as part of the Mid-Europe Festival in Schladming, Austria.

Dr. Sosnowchik earned his bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of Alabama, and both his master’s and doctoral degrees in conducting from The University of Texas at Austin. Before teaching at the university level, Dr. Sosnowchik taught in the public schools of Alabama, during which time, he also served as conductor of the Tuscaloosa Winds and was a staff member for Music for All’s Bands of America festivals and symposia.

MUS 379K
Wind Literature

ENS 207L
Longhorn Band 

ENS 108P 
Longhorn Pep Band

ENS 107N
New Music Ensemble

The American Prize

Second place winner in Conducting - band/wind ensemble

Contact Information

Campus location
MRH 2.402A

Teaching Areas


University Bands

New Music Ensemble


Doctor of Musical Arts
The University of Texas at Austin

Master of Music
The University of Texas at Austin

Bachelor of Science
The University of Alabama