Mark's professional career began at the age of 15 when he began playing the fiddle at the WNOX Tennessee Barndance in Knoxville, TN. A year later Mark began playing in shows in Pigeon Forge, TN. Over the next 17 years Mark played in the shows and played on albums for many different artists. In 2001 Mark went into full time ministry and has since played and taught in hundreds of meetings in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Ireland, Wales, England, and Israel.
Mark has traveled extensively with Ray Hughes, of Selah Ministries, and Tommy Tenney, author of The God Chasers. Mark's has also ministered with Brian & Ramey Whalen, Dr. David Jeremiah, Dr. Jerry Falwell, Ron Phillips, Karen Wheaton, Morris Cerullo, Ron Kenoly, Lindell Cooley, Paula White, David & Nicole Binion, Andre Crouch, and many others.
During Mark's professional career, he has played and/or recorded with many well known Country Music artists such as Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton, Tom T. Hall, Marty Raybon, Jimmy Fortune, Linda Davis, Jack Green, T. Graham Brown, Jeannie Seely, Boxcar Willie, Bryan White, Porter Wagoner, Bill Anderson, Jean Shepard, Jo-El Sonnier, Jim Ed Brown, Billy Walker, Jim Glaser, Tammy Cochran, Bailey & the Boys, Jan Howard, Pirates of the Mississippi, John Berry, Charlie Louvin, Leroy Van Dyke, Ray Pillow, Mel McDaniel, and more.
Mark is based in East Tennessee. He travels domestically and abroad, conducting worship services on the violin, teaching in worship workshops, training worship leaders, and speaking at churches, conferences and gatherings. For more information about bringing Mark to your area, please contact us today!