Mark Bowler (b.1980)

A multi-instrumentalist composer, Mark began his musical training with the RSCM Northern Cathedral Singers. He read Music Composition at Coventry University under Martin Riley and Adrian Palka, graduating with Honours, First Class, and now studies privately with John Lely.

Following graduation Mark continued to collaborate with Adrian Palka through the exploration of Robert Rutman's sculpture-instruments and released several albums of electronic music in the early 2000’s. He now writes music for orchestra, chamber groups and vocal ensembles. Recently, his music has been performed by Chapel Choir of Selwyn College, Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir, The Impossible Trio and Ligeti Quartet.

His 'Quartet for Strings', a four-movement work exploring folk traditions of the British Isles and Eastern Europe, was premiered in late 2016 and later recorded by the Ligetis for One Glass Eye Records. He is a founding member of London based folk collective Tribe of Tinkers


Mark Bowler

Bedford , Bedfordshire
United Kingdom
52° 8' 9.5028" N, 0° 27' 59.958" W
Bedfordshire GB