Mark started playing guitar at the age of 8 years old. He attended Rutgers University where he studied music theory and classical guitar. Joining the Just for Play Country Dance Band in 1981, he had the honor to perform with artists such as the Oak Ridge Boys, Brenda Lee, Marty Haggard, Melba Montgomery and Jon Anderson.

After a 15 year hiatus from performing, Mark returned to the public eye in 2009 and has been entertaining the public in the Shenandoah National Park and other places in and around the Shenandoah Valley since. Most recently, he had the honor of performing at Merlefest, one of the largest music festivals in the country in April of 2016! 

Mark has been part of studio projects, commercials and various bands and music projects throughout his career. His unique style includes an eclectic mix of acoustic music ranging from classical and finger-style instrumentals and originals to his unique spin on hits of the 70's, 80's 90's and more.