Mark Hayes is an award-winning concert pianist, composer, and arranger of choral, piano and orchestral music. With over 850 published works to his credit, Mark is well-known for his unique choral settings which draw from diverse styles such as gospel, jazz, pop, folk, and classical to achieve a truly "American sound." He has recorded numerous solo piano albums and tours internationally as a concert artist and clinician. A graduate of Baylor University, Mark is a reoccurring recipient of the Standard Award from ASCAP. Mark is a frequent conductor at Carnegie Hall, where his Te Deum, Magnificat and Gloria have been performed.