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Dr Mark Scholtes

Dr Mark Scholtes
Name Mark Scholtes
Position Lecturer (Contemporary Music - Songwriting and Production)
Section School of Creative Arts
Office A243
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2351
Extension 2351
Qualifications MMusic Griffith
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Mark is an ARIA nominated and APRA award winning songwriter and recording artist. He was the first Australian artist to record for the legendary Verve record label in New York, as well as having recorded, written, and produced music for Universal Music, Warner Music, Sony Music, and EMI Music. Mark’s career to date has included collaborations with music industry icon, Tommy LiPuma (Barbra Streisand, George Benson, Miles Davis), Grammy Lifetime Achievement recipient and noted veteran engineer Al Schmitt (Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson), and multiple Grammy winning producer Larry Klein (Joni Mitchel, Herbie Hancock, Tracy Chapman). In addition to his own major label releases, Mark’s music has appeared in numerous international film and television productions including, Private Practice, Pretty Little Liars, Teen Wolf, Grim, and Packed to the Rafters, and has been recorded and performed by artists including Vika and Linda Bull, Troy Cassar Daley, and Wendy Mathews. Mark has a Masters degree from Griffith University and a PhD from the University of Southern Queensland where he lecturers in songwriting and music production, as well as teaching online for the prestigious Berklee College of Music.

  • Performing Arts and Creative Writing not elsewhere classified ( 190499 )
  • Music Composition And Improvisation ( 360302 )
  • Music Technology And Recording ( 360305 )
  • Music ( 360300 )
  • Music Performance ( 360304 )