Mark Edlin is an accomplished recording engineer, videographer and percussionist with production experience that ranges from sound for film, wind and string orchestral ensembles, jazz-bands and combos, as well as new-traditional folk and indie rock music. As an artist and highly trained percussionist, his performance is deeply woven into emerging rock and folk bands in the Bloomington, Indiana community.
Mark’s experience in recording arts includes projects with IU Opera-Theater, multiple major ensembles in the IU Jacobs School of Music, and live sound for IU’s Department of Theatre, Drama & Contemporary Dance. Special projects include the Double Exposure project with student composers, as well as producing and mastering recordings for Bloomington folk and rock bands. In the summer of 2016, Mark will intern at Primary Sound Studios in Bloomington, where he will manage and engineer multiple projects.
As a performing artist, Mark’s experience involves live and studio performances in jazz, Indie rock, rock, electronic rock, metal, and reggae.
Mark will complete his Bachelor of Science Degree in Recording Arts at the IU Jacobs School of Music in May, 2016, with a concentration in Telecommunications at the new IU Media School. His primary mentors in Bloomington are Konrad Strauss, Mark Hood, and Jake Belser. His education in jazz performance includes one year at the Jacobs School, under the supervision of percussionist Steve Houghton.