Mark Moultrup is a keyboardist, vocalist, composer, arranger, and educator originally from Detroit and now residing in Chicago.
Mark has been a full-time working musician for over 30 years. Recent venues include The Art Institute of Chicago, The Chicago Club , Andy's, The Jazz Showcase, Sullivans, Fitzgeralds, Pete Miller's, The Ritz Carlton Hotel, and the Black Ensemble Theater. In Detroit, Mark has worked nearly every venue including Oakland Hills Country Club, The Townsend Hotel, (including Super Bowl 2006 chairman Roger Penske's private eve of the game reception), Bakers Keyboard Lounge, Detroit Yacht Club, The Fox Theater, and the DTE Energy Theater (Pine Knob).
Mark has performed with Smokie Robinson, Bobby Vinton, Mike Stern, Marcus Belgrave, Eddie Kendricks & David Ruffin,
(Temptations induction to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Concert), Rodney Whitaker, Paul Keller, Larry Smith, Kid Rock, Heather Headly, Leslie Gore, Lou Christie, Johnny Trudell, The Diamonds, and many others.
Many of his compositions are featured on his 5 CD releases, and have also been heard on promo spots, children's CD's and national television.
He produces his own CDs as well as those of other artists and has written arrangements for a variety of ensembles from trio to big band, and vocal.
He is active in schools, teaching, arranging, conducting music clinics and performing.
He co-founded the Petoskey Jazz Festival in Petoskey, Michigan.
Diverse venues include work in jazz clubs, festivals, musical theater, concert stages, churches, studios, dance clubs, private and corporate functions,
and has performed throughout the United States, as well as Europe, South and Central America, and the Carribean.
He has performed at the Chicago Jazz Festival and the Detroit International Jazz Festival 11 times, including 4 appearances with his own group.
In 2005, he was Music Director of “Menopause the Musical” in Chicago.