Mark Katsaounis

Percussionist

Genre-bending Percussionist/Composer Mark Katsaounis fuses his background in classical, chamber, world, and popular music to move effortlessly between many of New York City’s unique and exotic musical scenes. His performance credits include Percussion Group/Cincinnati, Ethos Percussion Group, The Glen Velez Ensemble, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Limbs Percussion Duo, Sheba Ensemble, Indian Dancer/Storyteller Rajika Puri, and Rhythm Vocalist Lori Cotler. Mark was the featured solo percussionist for McCarter Theatre’s production of Antony and Cleopatra, directed by Emily Mann. Additional theater credits include the Broadway production of Tuck Everlasting and puppeteer Basil Twist’s Off Broadway production, Sisters’ Follies. Mark has been heard on live television and radio broadcasts in the U.S and Mexico. As a composer, Mark has written for dance and independent film and was commissioned to create a work for the Dance Department at Frank Sinatra School for the Arts in New York City. He is on the faculty at Hunter College (CUNY) and Concordia Conservatory and is a modern dance accompanist for dance classes at Marymount Manhattan College, The Ailey School, The Neighborhood Playhouse, and American Ballet Theatre.