Dr Mark Scholtes


NameDr Mark Scholtes
Email Addressmark.scholtes@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleLecturer (Contemporary Music - Songwriting and Production)
QualificationsMMusic Griffith
DepartmentSchool of Creative Arts
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Biography

Mark is an ARIA nominated and APRA award winning songwriter and recordings artist. He was the first Australian artist to record for the legendary Verve record label in New York, as well as having recorded, written, and produced music for Universal Music, Warner Music, Sony Music, and EMI Music. Mark’s career to date has included collaborations with music industry icon, Tommy LiPuma (Barbra Streisand, George Benson, Miles Davis), Grammy Lifetime Achievement recipient and noted veteran engineer Al Schmitt (Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson), and multiple Grammy winning producer Larry Klein (Joni Mitchel, Herbie Hancock, Tracy Chapman). In addition to his own major label releases, Mark’s music has appeared in numerous international film and television productions including, Private Practice, Pretty Little Liars, Teen Wolf, Grim, and Packed to the Rafters. Mark is currently signed to EMI Music Publishing Australia and is a lecturer in songwriting and music production at the University of Southern Queensland.

Employment

PositionOrganisationFromTo
Lecturer (Contemporary Music – Songwriting and Production)University of Southern Queensland2013

Expertise

Songwriting

Music Production

Collaborative Creativity

Fields of Research

  • 360302. Music composition and improvisation
  • 360304. Music performance
  • 360305. Music technology and recording
MMusic
Griffith
2015

Twilight on the Trail – Music

Sholtez, Mark. 2023. "Twilight on the Trail – Music." NiTRO: Creative Matters. (48).

Zurich Jazz Orchestra, conducted by Claudia Döffinger, and featuring guest vocalist Kristin Beradi

Sholtez, Mark. 2023. Zurich Jazz Orchestra, conducted by Claudia Döffinger, and featuring guest vocalist Kristin Beradi. Zurich Switzerland 23 Mar 2023

Whitsundays Songwriter Festival 2023 - Concert and Conversation

Sholtez, Mark. 2023. Whitsundays Songwriter Festival 2023 - Concert and Conversation. Airlie Beach, QLD 02 - 02 Sep 2023

The Corrs Down Under 2023 (with Toni Childs and Natalia Imbruglia)

Scholtes, M.. 2023. The Corrs Down Under 2023 (with Toni Childs and Natalia Imbruglia). Australian and New Zealand 25 Oct - 11 Nov 2023

Jen Mize and the Rough n Tumble

Sholtez, Mark. 2023. Jen Mize and the Rough n Tumble . Australia.

What You Want

Scholtes, Mark and Berardi, Kristin. 2022. What You Want. International.

EP - Mat Verevis

Scholtes, Mark and Verevis, Mat. 2021. EP - Mat Verevis. Australia.

Magnolia

Scholtes, Mark. 2020. Magnolia. Brisbane, Australia.

Practice-led research and the myth of rigour

Scholtes, Mark and Batorowicz, Beata. 2019. "Practice-led research and the myth of rigour." NiTRO: Creative Matters.

Twilight on the trail

Mize, Jen and Sholtez, Mark. 2019. Twilight on the trail. Australia.

I’m Glad There is You

Scholtes, Mark. 2017. I’m Glad There is You. Australia.

Outra Vez (A Question of When)

Scholtes, Mark. 2017. Outra Vez (A Question of When).

Skin & Scars

Kennedy, Luke, Kennedy, Luke and Sholtez, Mark. 2015. Skin & Scars. Australia.

The Edge of the Known World

Sholtez, Mark, Sholtez, Mark, Sholtez, Mark and Woodward, Bruce. 2015. The Edge of the Known World. Australia.

Whatcha Gonna Do About Me

James, Harmony, James, Harmony and Sholtez, Mark. 2015. Whatcha Gonna Do About Me. Australia.

Wendy Matthews and Mark Sholtez at the Sydney Opera House

Sholtez, Mark and Matthews, Wendy. 2013. Wendy Matthews and Mark Sholtez at the Sydney Opera House. Sydney 23 Nov 2013

Who I Am

Sholtez, Mark. 2013. Who I Am. Australia.

Dark in my imagination

Scholtes, Mark. 2012. Dark in my imagination. Los Angeles, Ca, USA.

Sting and the Sydney Symphony Australian Tour - Mark Sholtez

Scholtes, Mark and Woodward, Bruce. 2011. Sting and the Sydney Symphony Australian Tour - Mark Sholtez. Swan Valley, Australia 22 Jan 2011

The Distance Between Two Truths

Sholtez, Mark. 2010. The Distance Between Two Truths. Los Angeles, United States.

Too Late For Heroes

Scholtes, Mark. 2009. Too Late For Heroes.

Won't Let The Sun (Go Down On This Love)

Sholtez, Mark. 2009. Won't Let The Sun (Go Down On This Love). Australia.