A North Carolina native, Mack Garner received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in Music Education. At UNCG, Mack was an active member of the University Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, TubaBand, and many chamber ensembles. He is an alumnus of the Jersey Surf Drum and Bugle Corps (2013), the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps (2014), and the Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps (2015-16). Mack is also an alumnus of WGI Independent Open Class Finalist Legacy presented by Carolina Gold (2017-2018).
As an educator, Mack has taught many outdoor performance ensembles. Previously, he has taught with the Carolina Gold Drum and Bugle Corps (2017-18), the Colt Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps (2018), and the Legends Drum and Bugle Corps (2019). Mack finished his student teaching at Cleveland High School in Clayton, NC. During his time at Cleveland, Mack served as the brass educator for the Cleveland Arts Performance Ensemble Winter Winds, which took the WGI Winds World Class Championship title for 2019. Mack is currently the Band Director at Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School in Raleigh, NC and is excited to begin working with the Madison Scouts for the 2020 season.