He performed on keyboards in an award winning rock band for over 13 years and has been performing as a solo and collaborative electronic artist for over 5 years locally and at festivals, concert halls, theaters and university across the US. Select venues include Gates Concert Hall at the University of Denver, The Dairy Center for the Performing Arts, Electro-Music Festival NY, Electro-Music Festival in Asheville NC, Pacific Northwest Synthfest, Art Institute of Sunnyvale, Georgia Tech, Midwest Electro-Music Experience, The Microsoft Store, the grand opening of the University of Denver’s Performance Black Box and more.
His solo work is focused on releasing and preforming original cinematic sci-fi inspired electronica and ambient music. This includes his alien invasion concept album series which includes the albums Reboot, I Hear Your Signals, and Fear Cannot Save Us. To visually amplify his live performance, Mark simultaneously performs unique “invader cam” visual based on live camera input with real-time visual synthesis.
Mark also releases long form cinematic soundscape improvisations via his Sonic Encounters podcast.
Mark’s collaborations include (no)poem with local friend Darwin Grosse, A.I. Winter with Michael O’Bannon out of Atlanta , and The Carbon Dioxide Ensemble with Tom and Victoria Lundy out of Denver.
Mark gives back to the electronic music community by blogging on at Modulate This! – now celebrating it’s 9th year. At a local level, he’s the founder and host of the 300+ member strong Boulder Synthesizer Meetup. Mark has hosted 40+ events in over three years.