Director of Contemporary Music
Mark Fox has been a member of Bethel since 1993 and has served as both Director of Contemporary Music and Director of Music since 1995. Mark graduated summa cum laude from the Capital University Conservatory of Music in 1985 with a degree in Music Education. He studied church organ with Janet Linker and has taken postgraduate courses in church music at Trinity Lutheran Seminary. He retired in 2015 from Franklin Heights High School, where he served as Director of Instrumental Music for 25 years.
Mark is also founder and director of Sonshine Productions, a musical drama ministry that produces original, biblical musicals. Sonshine was founded in 1980 and has been a partner in ministry with Bethel since 1993.
Mark’s interests include music composition, marching band arranging, and teaching private brass lessons. A number of Mark’s compositions have been used in worship at Bethel, ranging from traditional anthems to contemporary praise songs. Mark and his wife Karol, an attorney, are proud parents of Kyle, a percussion music education major at Capital University, and Rachael, an oboist at Hilliard Darby H.S.