Grades 6-7

Mark Tanner is greatly to be congratulated on

such a valuable contribution to the repertoire.”

EPTA PIANO PROFESSIONAL, 2012

Mark Tanner is greatly to be congratulated on

such a valuable contribution to the repertoire.”

EPTA PIANO PROFESSIONAL, 2012

A RECENT PIANO RECITAL AT WIGMORE HALL, LONDON, IN WHICH MARK PERFORMED PREMIERES BY SIX COMPOSERS: (left to right)

COLIN DECIO, PHILIP MARTIN, MARK TANNER, PAUL 'HARRY' HARRIS,

JOHN MCLEOD, GRAHAM LYNCH

A RECENT PIANO RECITAL AT WIGMORE HALL, LONDON, IN WHICH MARK PERFORMED PREMIERES BY SIX COMPOSERS: (left to right)

COLIN DECIO, PHILIP MARTIN, MARK TANNER, PAUL 'HARRY' HARRIS,

JOHN MCLEOD, GRAHAM LYNCH

A RECENT PIANO RECITAL AT WIGMORE HALL, LONDON, IN WHICH MARK PERFORMED PREMIERES BY SIX COMPOSERS: (left to right)

COLIN DECIO, PHILIP MARTIN, MARK TANNER, PAUL 'HARRY' HARRIS,

JOHN MCLEOD, GRAHAM LYNCH

"A valuable contribution to the repertoire.”

EPTA PIANO PROFESSIONAL, 2012

"A valuable contribution to the repertoire.”

EPTA PIANO PROFESSIONAL, 2012

"A valuable contribution to the repertoire.”

EPTA PIANO PROFESSIONAL, 2012

"A valuable contribution to the repertoire.”

EPTA PIANO PROFESSIONAL, 2012

COMPOSER, EDITOR & JOURNALIST

ABOUT MARK

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COMPOSER

Mark's association with Spartan Press Music Publishers, which began in 2008, has beeen very fruitful. Works for a wide variety of instruments now amount to fifty-six. He has six pieces on the new ABRSM Brass Syllabus, five pieces on the current Trinity College Piano Syllabus and four pieces on the current Jazz Flute Syllabus, plus two pieces on the current London College Piano Syllabus.

EDITOR

In 2015, Mark was Guest Editor for two issues of EPTA's Piano Professional Magazine.

Mark edited the complete piano works of British composer Peter Wishart in 2006. Published in three volumes, these consist of 'Opheis kai Klimakes', the Partita and Piano Duet. All three volumes are available from Edition Peters.

'A Renaissance Anthology', published in four volumes by Spartan Press Music Publishers, was issued in 2011. these contain pieces from the historically important Fitzwilliam Virginal Book, a set originally holding over three hundred pieces for the virginal, the predecessor to the harpsichord. This is an edition created with the modern pianist in mind, complete with key signatures, time signatures, dynamics, articulation, performance suggestions, tempi , pedal markings and fingerings, which all point the player in the directoin of an idiomatic, pleasing performance. the books are graded: 1-3; 4-6; 7-8+

Mark edited Scottish composer's epic piano work 'Haflidi's Pictures' for Europa Edition in 2009. This was triggered by his recording of the work for Priory Records and many performances in the company of the composer in the uk and live on BBC radio 3.

JOURNALIST

Mark has published a number of articles in the USA and UK on Franz Liszt, including '19th Century Music' and 'The Liszt Society'.

As music critic he has written several hundred reviews of CDs, sheet musc and books for International Record Review, Musical Opinion, Classical Music, Piano Professional and Piano International. For Pianist Magazine Mark writes a feature-length article in each issue, covering aspects of pianism of relevance and interest to learners of all levels; he has also composed several pieces which have been published in the Magazine.

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