Mark was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He began composing solo piano music the moment he sat down at the piano at the age of 7. His first piece was called The Cat and the Rain. Mark's music reflects his love for nature, love and relationships, moods, travel and his quest for peace and tranquillity. Mr. Clyde Gilmour, broadcaster and host of CBC's Gilmour's Albums wrote about Mark's music: "Beautiful little stories without words."
Mark's music plays around the world on new age radio stations, online internet programs, and satellite programs.. Mark's CDs were distributed by the label Avalon/Solitudes in 45 countries and by Polygram and Universal Music, Canada. His album Feeling Right At Home won the award for Best Original Solo Piano Album at the EPR music awards held in September 2017 at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Mark also writes books and composes music for documentaries. He loves to perform his music in Canada and abroad. Mark performed in Divinya, Sweden for 3 summers at the international Sacred Music and Yoga Festival..In July 2021 Mark reached #1 on the Canadian National Music Spiritual Chart on Reverbnation.com You can hear Mark's digital album Ballerina in the Sky (released in March 2022) around the world on all social medium platforms and most recently on Sirius/xm's spa channel.
Already Mark has composed all the music for his upcoming 17th solo piano release to be recorded in November, 2022. You can hear Mark's music on many radio, internet and satellite programs in over 165 countries.. Now available on all digital partners, Mark's 17th solo piano album, 20 pieces on this recording called Walls I Left Behind submitted in Juno Awards for Best Instrumental Album of the Year. All the music has also been written for Mark's 18th album to be released in 2024.. Stay Tuned.. Mark is the Artist of the month of November on Dyan Garris's American new age program NewAgeNotes.com. In December Mark will be interviewed on the USA program/podcast Sense of Soul.
Here I am performing at the age of 12 an original composition I wrote called The Storm. It lasted about 50 minutes. solo piano. I had the sound of thunder going off in the auditorium with 1000 people as well as images of thunder on a big screen.
The album Deep Diving was recorded in January 2018 and dedicated to his dearest father and best friend Philip Pinkus.
My 12th Album Feeling Right At Home won the award for Best Original Solo Piano Album at the EPR music awards (Enlightened Piano Radio hosted and produced by Donovan Johnson) held at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennesse in September 2017.