Theatre Organist: Mark Andersen

Mark Andersen is an internationally known theater and classical organist. He has been the organist for the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops under Arthur Fiedler, head staff music arranger for NBC in New York, Artist in Residence for both Hammond Castle in Massachusetts and Daniels Recital Hall is Seattle, Washington.

He designs pipe organ control systems for Artisan Instruments in Seattle and records for International Artists Foundation both on CD, DVD, and live Television via the weekly TV program "Crescendo!" heard nationally on Time Warner and Comcast Cable.

Mark has over 35 recordings on CD published to date and has twice won the International Composer's Competition in Amsterdam, Holland.

He has been a featured artist at three American Theater Organ Society Conventions and enjoys the Big Band style of music from the 20s, 30s,and 40s.

In the past Mark has taken lessons from both Jesse Crawford and George Wright.

He now teaches both classical organ and theater organ from his studio where he has 2 Four Manual Organs, one theater and one classical.

Mark's favorite composers are George Gershwin and Irving Berlin and he loves to take his audiences down memory lane.