My name is Mark, and I am a Nottingham based professional drummer and educator. 

My interest in drumming started in 1995 after going round to a friends house who had a drum kit. I instantly became fascinated with it. The skill and dexterity required to play had me in awe. I started having lessons with a local teacher in school, and then I went and studied music in college.

I have had the opportunity to study with some incredible drummers such as Jim Chapin, Mike Mangini, Thomas Lang, Massimo Russo, Paul Hose, Jay Postones, Claus Hessler and Craig Blundell. 

I perform live regularly in the Midlands area, around the U.K as well as having performed in Europe, playing at several great festivals including the YNOT festival in Derbyshire, Cornbury Festival, Warwick Folk Festival, Cropredy and Swanbourne.

I am DipRSL (RSL Awards), and ATCL (Associate Trinity College London - teaching) certified. I have achieved my Grade 8 through Trinity College. I still continue to study with Paul Hose at the world renowned MLC academy.

I own my own music school, MLC Academy Loughborough, a franchise of MLC Academy Group, and MLC Leicester.

I also teach at MLC academy Nottingham and at Confetti Institute Of Creative Technologies, as well as Schools and a small amount of private lessons. 

Alongside this, I have written a Music Production course, which is both an online and class based course covering the basics of Music technology and production. Currently being used in Italy, the course will be available in the U.K in 2021.

I am experienced in studio work, and I am available for session work. This includes studio  or live sessions.

Current work includes: 

JR Harbidge

Christopher Moody & The Underground Kings 

I Am Jupiter

Venn Godwin

Freudian Slippers

I am Enhanced DBS checked (Formerly CRB check), Child Protection and PLI certified. 

If you have any questions, would like to enquire about studying with myself, or require a Drummer for a project you are involved in, please get in contact to discuss your needs.

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Live at the Musician, Leicester

Live at the Musician, Leicester