Mark Henderson is an award-winning composer, internationally recognized for his musical compositions for acclaimed recording artists, theater, film, television, CD-Roms, Book Apps and corporate patrons. For close to 30 years, Mark has delivered memorable melodies to serve the needs of his clients, such as: DreamWorks, Universal Studios, Motorola, Sea World, NBC, CNN, Reebok, Honda, the Smithsonian Institution, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, international theme parks and others. He has worked with such noted artist as Kenny Loggins, Mellisa Manchester and Tiffany. He was the resident composer for the nationally acclaimed, award-winning Santa Barbara Access Theatre for over a decade, and has composed eleven musical productions, which have been staged at such prestigious venues as Los Angeles’ James A. Doolittle Theatre and The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., as well as toured internationally.
His music for the Santa Barbara International Film Festival has been an annual hit from 2003 through 2007. In 2011 he completed a score to the animated film The Improbable Journey Of Berta Benz. In 2012 he started to write music for Children’s Book Apps and his clients come from around the world. If one thing can be said about Mark’s music, it is that upon hearing it, people are left with a positive state of mind. His music, whether understated or expansive, is engagingly memorable.
His work has been lauded with awards and recognitions for independent and collaborative projects with the Telly Award, ADDY Award, Princess Grace Award, Media Access Award, American Media Award, Drama Logue Award, Freddie Award, and those of several film festivals. When asked what he is most proud of, Mark’s response was as follows:
“That I am prolific. Life is an endless stream of inspiration, and I am grateful to be blessed with an inventive nature, which gives me the ability to channel my inspiration into music.”