Mark Dyer is a composer and researcher working in new and experimental music.
His work explores the entanglement between borrowed material and narrative.
Mark has worked with ensembles such as the Arditti Quartet, House of Bedlam, The Riot Ensemble, Psappha and CoMA, as well as soloists Kate Ledger, Kathryn Williams, Jason Alder and Amy Jolly. In addition he has had work installed at HOMEmcr, Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival and the Street Road Artists Space, Pennsylvania.
Mark has attended several international residencies, including the 2019 Bilkent Composition Academy, the 2018 Defragmentation ‘Technology in Music Booksprint’ at the Darmstadt New Music Summer School, and the 2018 UKYA Cornish Weekender. Additionally, Mark has published widely in academic journals and edited volumes.
Mark is passionate about teaching and has taught at the Royal Northern College of Music, was Leverhulme Mentor at the Junior RNCM, and several sixth-form colleges.
Mark completed a practice-based PhD in Composition at the Royal Northern College of Music in 2021, supported by an AHRC North West Consortium DTP studentship.