Photo by John Westaver
Mark Molnar plays strings and electronics with Horseman, Pass By., Kingdom Shore, 1/4 Tonne Spike Pitcher (Nick Keupfer and Eric Craven), Generator (John Higney and Jamie Gulliksen), Mice (Bennett Bedoukian and Dave Clark), Land of Kush, and in duos and a variety of configurations with Eric Craven, Craig Pedersen, James Annett, David Broscoe, Jamie Gulliksen, Linsey Wellman, and Bennett Bedoukian. He also plays erhu and rebab in Gamelan Semara Winangun.
His music has been performed by the Quasar Saxaphone Quartet (Montreal), and the Thin Edge Music Collective (Toronto), and he has written and performed string arrangements for Buried Inside, If Then Do, and Alaskan.
He is the co-founder, along with Nathan Medema and Ross Birdwise, of Pleasure Through Sound, and the Fat-Controller/Minister of Ambient Replenishment at Black Bough Records.
He has performed the music of Helmut Lachenmann, John Cage, James Tenney, Arvo Part, Giya Kanchelli, Brian Ferneyhough, Wolf Edwards, and Galina Ustvolskaya.