He is a percussionist who was born in Maaseik, Belgium and studied for his music degree at the Maastricht Conservatory, graduating in 1994.
In 1993 he ventured out on his professional career as a musician and is now the First Percussionist and Timpanist with the Netherlands Radio Symphony, the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic and Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic Orchestras. He has also performed as a member of the Lucerne Festival Orchestra and the Amsterdam Percussion Group.
In 2009 he performed at the Harmonie Veer Vooruit Gala Concert and later with other members of the NRSO at the RFK Chamber Concert in Hilversum when they accompanied the Australian pianist Grace Kim. A year later in 2010 he was a musician in the Lucerne Festival Orchestra Percussion Group Concert when accompanied Peter Sadlo.
He has been credited on recordings such as Goffredo Pedrassi: Concerti Per Orchestra with the Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra, The Power of Brass by Flexible Brass and Dmitri Schostakowitsch.
Mark appears on this recording of Goffredo Pedrassi by the Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra…