Mark's music has been performed across the UK by a variety of different instrumentalists and ensembles including the Hebrides Ensemble, the PM Ensemble, the Ossian Ensemble, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sinfonia Cymru, Camerata Nordica, Alissa Firsova and Xenia Pestova (piano), Kate Price (cello), and Carla Rees (alto flute). Several of his works have been broadcast on BBC Radio 3, including Six Degrees, Siegfried Stanzas and Fuochi Distanti with further broadcasts of new works scheduled for 2016 and 2017.
In 2011, Mark began a three-year residency with the University of St. Andrews Symphony Orchestra and in 2012 was appointed composer-in-residence with King Edward's School, Bath. He has been commissioned by a varied range of ensembles including London Philharmonic Orchestra, Hebrides Ensemble, Bath Abbey Choir and Sinfonia Cymru in addition to writing for the ABRSM and numerous amateur groups.
Highlights for 2016 include the premiere of a new score for BBC National Orchestra of Wales as part of the Vale of Glamorgan Festival, an event which will also see the first performance of a string quartet 'Forgotten Time' commissioned by the festival for Quatour Tana (Belgium). Several other pieces will shortly be premiered and toured by a range of instrumentalists and ensembles including the Nexus Reed Quintet (Switzerland), the Lunar Saxophone Quartet (UK), and violinist Bartosz Woroch, who will premiere a substantial new chamber work in Poland during Autumn 2016.
Between 2007-2012, Mark worked as a tutor in the Junior Conservatoire at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama .He is currently a lecturer in Music at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and was appointed Sir William Walton Trust Junior Fellow in Composition between 2012 and 2014. Mark was Artistic Advisor to Sinfonia Newydd from 2012-2015. His music is published by Cadenza Music, cadenza-music.com.
For further information about Mark, visit his website markdavidboden.com.