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. The music on "Angkor" is performed by the Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra.
He recently finished composing 2 suites for classical guitar. 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.
La Forét ~ Drie Rivieren
2 suites for classical guitar
Performed by world famous guitarist Irina Kulikova.
"La Forét" is recorded by Grammy Award winning guitarist and producer Norbert Kraft on December 11, 2019
at the Fellowship Church of Englewood, Florida. "Drie Rivieren" will be recorded later this year.
I. La Forét(The Forest)
Sous les arbres (Under the trees)
Le cri et bruit des animaux (The calls and sounds of animals)
Courant de cascade (Waterfall stream)
Le son du vent et des feuilles (The sound of wind and leaves)
Les oiseaux chantent tôt le matin (Birds sing early in the morning)
Les belles couleurs de l'automne (The beautiful colors of autumn)
II. Drie Rivieren(Three Rivers)
Kronkelend door de jungle (Winding through the jungle)
Langs de Vallei der Koningen (Passing by the Valley of the Kings)
Doorheen de lichtstad (Through the city of light)
All music composed by Mark Van Overmeire
Produced by Norbert Kraft
Executive producer: Mark Van Overmeire
Also available from Mark Van Overmeire
Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra
Mark Van Overmeire | Angkor
The music on "Angkor" is inspired by places and events in Southeast Asia. All music is performed by the Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra.
Tuol SLeng (4:36)
Vinh Ha Long (5:35)
All music composed, orchestrated, and produced by Mark Van Overmeire
Performed by the Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Deyan Pavlov
The music on "Impresiones" is inspired by places and events in South America. Mark plays classical guitar, drums, and percussion on the album.
La Danza De Los Emigrantes (11:17)
A Bokher Un A Meydl (5:58)
Os Meninos Inocentes (8:03)
All music composed, arranged, and produced by Mark Van Overmeire