About me


Award-winning, classically trained pianist. Licensed composer with EMI and Gothic Storm. Freelance composer with a MA (Distinction) in Orchestration for Film, Games and TV from Thinkspace Education, University of Chichester. Avid MMORPG, RPG, anime fan.

As Company Partner and Resident Composer at Whole Hog Theatre, I created the soundtrack for our adaptation of Tristan and Isolde, which was sponsored by Nelke Planning ( ネルケプランニング), produced by Gorch Brothers (ゴーチ ブラブラザーズ) and supported by The Daiwa Anglo Japanese Foundation Scholarship Programme. The show premiered in Tokyo in Jan 2017 and ran for 6 sold out showings at the DDD Aoyama Theatre in Shibuya. We will be making an exciting announcement about our next production imminently.

Currently, I am composing the music for an unannounced desktop title that is aiming for a 2020 release; previously, I’ve written music and created sound effects for several mobile games/iPad apps. I have also composed music for various short films and provided additional music for a feature film.

My previously licensed music has been used in several BBC and European documentaries and factual shows, as well as on channels such as National Geographic. In addition, I have licensed my music free of charge to charity organisations like Save The Children for use in the videos they produce.

I have performed and recorded at the O2 Wireless @ Hyde Park, Purcell Room in the Southbank Centre, ITV London Studios, Shepperton Studios, Snape Maltings, Jazz Cafe Camden and Clapham Grand, as a solo pianist, session pianist or as part of the band which I co-founded.

My love of traditional and MMO RPGs extend to both western classics such as Baldur's Gate, Dragon Age, Elder Scrolls, Witcher, Everquest, World of Warcraft as well as eastern gems such as Dragon Quest, Final Fantasy and Ni No Kuni. As an anime enthusiast, I have particular affection for the works of Studio Ghibli as well as Cowboy Bebop, Evangelion, Rurouni Kenshin and Fullmetal Alchemist. I am always open to creative collaborations, especially with video game producers and filmmakers seeking to create epic, world-changing works of art!

Mark is a highly accomplished composer. As well a being the best piano player I’ve had the pleasure to listen to, he has great musical knowledge and is hugely creative. His ability to write music that moves you in many different emotions is unique.
— Tim Chapman, UK Manager @ Music Candy

Mark composed a fine selection of tracks to integrate into our iPad app. As well as showing a clear talent for composition he was intuitive about the required mood and pace of each track. I found Mark easy to work with and he was quick to respond to feedback when we were fine-tuning the music during testing.
— Tony Short, Founder of Lost & Jasper Apps

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