Formerly an organ scholar at St Andrews University, Mark Spalding is presently organist at Barry Parish Church (CofS) in Angus. In recent years he has taken a particular interest in researching and performing the work of the composer Morris Pert(1947-2010) and has performed his piano music around Scotland and in London. He has also commissioned new piano works in memory of Pert from composers including Marc Yeats, Iain Matheson and Michael Bonaventure. In 2015 he had a year long project marking the 40th anniversary of Tierkreis (signs of the zodiac) by Stockhausen, which included founding Intuitive Music ensemble Mars in Aquarius. In the last year he has performed on organ or piano at venues including Dundee University, Edinburgh Society of Musicians, Scottish Arts Club, North East of Scotland Music School, St Andrew’s Episcopal Cathedral Aberdeen, Old High Church Inverness, Scottish Music Centre Glasgow.