Mark Himley is a composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist whose work can be heard globally in many forms of media. Mark specializes in music for film and television and his music can be heard on high-profile shows such as: Keeping Up With The Kardashians (E!), Total Divas (E!), Total Bellas (E!), The Challenge (MTV), Catfish: The TV Show (MTV), and many more.
Mark creates emotive and powerful music that supports the emotion and drama of any given platform. In May of 2017, Mark's work on the animated short film Earth Angel was nominated for "Best Original Score" at the Los Angeles Film Awards.
Mark first realized the power of music in film as a young child when his mother pushed the mute button while watching a horror movie; he instantly became fascinated with the role music plays. He got his first guitar at age eleven, and it became the instrument where he would first discover his musical voice.
Mark graduated from McNally Smith College of Music, earning his Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Composition. He studied under great educators such as: Sean McMahon (Spider-Man 3, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Ghost Rider, The Grudge 1-3, Drag Me to Hell, Priest) Adi Yeshaya (Arranger for: Prince, Whitney Houston, NBC's 'The Voice', Aretha Franklin, Burt Bacharach) Ken Chastain (Chief Engineer/Composer- Pixel Farm) and many more.