Born in Houston and raised in Dallas, Texas, Mark Davidson began trombone at age eleven. He began his studies with James Wallace, and continued his studies at the University of North Texas, where he received his Bachelor's of Music Education. While at UNT, Mark studied with Jan Kagarice and Tony Baker. After graduation, Mark went on to attend the Juilliard School and studied with Joseph Alessi, Principal Trombone of the New York Philharmonic.
Currently, Mark is the Assistant Principal/Second Trombonist of the San Antonio, a position he held previously from 2007-2009. During 2010-2011, Mark was the Acting Principal Trombonist of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and for the 2009-2010 season, he was the Acting Second Trombonist of the Cincinnati Symphony. Mark has also performed with the Kansas City Symphony, the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, the San Antonio Opera, the San Antonio Brass Quintet, and the San Antonio Brass Choir. In 2011, Mark was on the faculty of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Academy, and also presented a masterclass and recital at the Peabody Institute of Music, in Baltimore, MD.