Composer - Classical Music & World Music

biografia

Mark was born in Sint-Amandsberg, Belgium on April 2, 1968 but grew up in Bruges. Music sparkled his imagination when he was well in his teens and he started studying music theory, classical guitar and percussion at the Municpal Conservatory of Bruges when he was 15 years old.

At the age of 17 Mark studied classical harmony at the Municpal Conservatory of Bruges. At that time he got interested in the exciting rhythms of jazz and studied jazz harmony at the Royal Conservatory of Ghent.

Mark has released 2 albums , "Impresiones" and "Angkor", with works inspired by his travels in South America and Southeast Asia.

He recently finished composing 2 suites for classical guitar, "La Forét" (The Forest) and "Drie Rivieren" (Three Rivers). World famous guitar player Irina Kulikova will perform and record the works. The CD is scheduled for release at the end of the year.

He is currently composing a work for choir & orchestra.

Mark currently resides in Las Vegas.

Mark Van Overmeire