Emmy Winner and three time Telly award winning composer, Mark Chait has performed worldwide for audiences as diverse as the King of Swaziland and Hillary Clinton. Born in Capetown, South Africa, he is a classically trained pianist and violinist who earned the prestigious Australian Music Examination Board (A.M.E.B.) scholarship in Sydney, Australia. After living in New York City, Mark started writing film music and has now become an internationally recognized composer/songwriter known for his haunting melodies and sweeping orchestrations.
His song, 'The Power of One', sung by Donna Summer was a billboard hit for 8 weeks on the charts. Mark recently completed his debut CD, 'Forever Going Home' produced by the renowned producer, Charlie Midnight. He and Charlie also worked together on the film 'Come Away Home' for which Mark scored and music supervised. Mark is currently in development on the film 'State of Affairs' directed by Philip McKinley and co-writing with Ann Hampton Callaway (Tony nominated and celebrated song writer and performer) and David Zippel (Oscar nominated lyricist and Tony award Winner). Mark scored the critically acclaimed 'Little Man' for Showtime which won 12 best film titles around the world. Recently completed movie scores include 'Elena Undone' with director Nicole Conn and the feature film 'Esthers Diary', written by Allen Knee ('Finding Neverland'). Soon to be released is the romantic comedy 'I wish I were Stephanie V'. Mark's 'Yoga Safari' series traverses our planet. It's the ongoing evolution of a collection of his classical-style music with ethnic percussion, combined with the talents of well-known guest artists.