PROFESSIONAL GUITAR PLAYER FROM DORDRECHT (NETHERLANDS)
Mark Bogert was born on November 8 1983. At the age of seven he got in touch with music, though this was not the guitar yet. Mark started playing the trumpet first. Aged twelve he discovered the guitar. From that moment on the guitar became a part of Mark’s life.
Beside playing the guitar, composing and arranging have played an important role in Mark’s development. He has written compositions and arrangements for various line-ups and regularly travels through Europe to teach and to conduct clinics and workshops.
Mark studied at the Rotterdam Conservatory (Codarts). He completed two studies.
2003 – 2007 Performing musician (light music)
2009 – 2011 Music education (Bachelor of Music in Education)
Mark played in different bands during his study. The most important band in which he had a leading role was “Penny’s Twisted Flavour”. Their debut album “Sketches” was released in February 2010.
Furthermore he played with “Mythlorian” at Wacke Open Air, and played guest solos on the two albums by “Lord Volture” entitled “Beast of thunder” and “Never cri wolf”. Beside Mark’s band activities he also performs as a session musician, and has made a lot of guitar recordings for and with various bands, projects and events.
SHARING HIS KNOWLEDGE
Mark is a teacher at Codarts Rotterdam (former known as Conservatorium Rotterdam).
WINNER BEST METAL GUITARPLAYER 2024
Mark won the Poll Award for best voted metal guitar player Benelux in the Guitarist Magazin.
Mark played with the great guitar heros like Steve Vai and John Petrucci at the SEGA European Guitar Award.
Mark is an endorser of Ibanez Guitars.
Mark is a great writer and composer. Magoria gives you story telling Rock Opera’s like Jack the Ripper . The members of Magoria are all very talented musicians.
Maria Catharina – Lavinia Eden-Hollingsworth
Rodney Blaze – Jefferso Hollingsworth
Nadine Pruim – Dolores Welbourne
Jan Willem Ketelaers – Howard Welbourne
Cindy Oudshoorn – Elizabet Hollingsworth
Demi Oosterwaal – Joanne Welbourne
Edward Reekers – William Harris
Inge Rijnja – Selina Blackaby
Mark Bogert – Guitar
Remy Hansen– Guitar
Koen Stam – Synth
Cleem Determeijer – Piano
Luuk van Gerven – Bass
Harmen Kieboom – Drums
Matthijs Kieboom– Orch. arrangements
MAGORIA album release
MARCH 30TH 2024
BIBELOT ENERGY HOUSE DORDRECHT
Main stage 20:00
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