Mark Aanderud has been leading his own projects for more than 18 years, in which he works as a composer, producer and performer of piano, keyboards and electronic media. He began with the Mark Aanderud Trio in 1998, with which he toured the United States and Mexico, as well as various countries in South America and Europe, where he was awarded the prize for best musician of the year and, in 1999, the prize for best album of the year with Trio ’02, awarded by the Czech Music Awards. Later, he recorded the albums Introducing and Chamber Music and Improvisations, the latter with the participation of the Soloist Ensemble of the Mexican Orchestra of the Arts. In 2010 he signed a contract with the English record label Rarenoise Records to release his project Mole, which nowadays has already three record productions that received the best international reviews.
Mark Aanderud recorded more than 15 albums of his own and in the last 15 years has created, recorded and toured with more than 40 projects collaborating with a great diversity of world-class artists such as The Mars Volta, David Gilmore, Tim Berne, Billy Martin (Medeski, Martin, Wood), Cyro Baptista, Omar Rodríguez López, Eric Reeves, Stomu Takeishi, Natalia Lafourcade, Armand Sabal-Lecco, Wolfgang Hafner, Marc Miralta, Magos Herrera, Agustín Bernal, Steven Bernstein (Sex Mob), Bill McHenry, Jonathan Kreizberg, Eli Degibri, Pierre Bertrand, Raynald Colom, Eugenia León, Eugenio Toussaint and many others.
Apart from his work as a performer and composer, Mark Aanderud has conducted clinics and private classes, as well as masterclasses and other types of courses in Mexico, the United States, France, Colombia, the Czech Republic and Spain. Mark was co-director of the piano chair at the International Conservatory of Music in Prague. Mark Aanderud’s most recent projects are PianoLoops, Animatic Theatre, MASEnsemble, MATRIO, Mole and Grupo Quebrante. Currently, he is an instrument teacher at the Taller de Músics Bachelor of Music.