Mark Bigauskas is a Canadian pianist and teacher passionate about Romantic-era classical piano music. Mark has performed a variety of solo piano works, including a number of Beethoven Sonatas. He also enjoys exploring the melodic harmonies of Chopin, and the virtuosic and technically challenging works by Franz Liszt. In addition, Mark's performances often include collaboration with vocalists and other instrumentalists.
Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Mark has spent the majority of his life living in Victoria, British Columbia. Attending the Victoria Conservatory of Music, where he received multiple scholarships for piano performance, Mark studied with pianist Susan DeBurgh and the world-class pianist and composer Walter Prosnitz.
Mark is currently continuing his studies pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Music at the University of Victoria, receiving collaborative coaching from tenor Benjamin Butterfield as well as violinist Ann Elliot-Goldschmid of the Lafayette String Quartet, in addition to studying piano under renowned pianists Michelle Mares and Arthur Rowe.