Drummer’s Collective Certificate, The Collective School of Music
A.S., Davenport University
A.A., Davenport University
B.B.A., Grand Valley State University
Mark is a graduate of Drummers Collective in New York City where he had the opportunity to study with many top drummers including Mike Clark (Herbie Hancock) and Marvin “Smitty” Smith (Tonight Show). He also holds business degrees from Grand Valley State and Davenport Universities. Mark is currently a full-time freelance drummer in the West Michigan area. His home church is Resurrection Life Church in Grandville, but also serves other area ministries including Fair Haven and Hark Up. Mark has also played numerous dates around Michigan and Los Angeles with Ken Reynolds and can be found sharing the drum chair on his latest collaborative recording “Higher” (Reslife Worship). He has also served with other notable worship artists including John Chisum, Curt Coffield, Jared Anderson and Michael Gungor.Born and raised in the metro-Detroit area, Mark grew up on a variety of influences including Jazz, R&B, Funk, and Latin. He is excited to share his love and respect for all music and help guide his students on their musical journeys.