A North Carolina native, Mack Garner received his undergraduate degree in Music Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Western Governors University. At UNCG, Mack was an active member of the University Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, TubaBand, and many chamber ensembles.
Mack finished his fourth and final season of drum corps in 2016. He is an alumnus of the Jersey Surf Drum and Bugle Corps (2013), the Madison Scouts (2014), and the Carolina Crown (2015-2016).
As an educator, Mack has taught many outdoor performance ensembles. Previously, he has taught with the Carolina Gold Drum and Bugle Corps (2017, 2018, & 2020), the Colt Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps (2018), the Legends Drum and Bugle Corps (2019), and the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps (2020 - present).
Mack is in his fifth year of teaching, and he currently works at Cleveland High School in Clayton, NC where he serves as a brass & visual instructor for the Cleveland Arts Performance Ensembles.
Mack’s professional affiliations include the National Association for Music Education, American String Teachers Association, North Carolina Music Educators Association, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America.