Mark Van Tongeren is a passionate sound explorer who combines art, science, and contemplative practices into his work. Using his fine ears, versatile voice, and original insights as his primary tools, he guides people in discovering different dimensions to their own sounds. As a trained ethnomusicologist, Mark seamlessly combines yoga postures and leads students to explore, feel and understand the theory behind overtone or throat singing.
Mark received his PhD from Leiden University in the Netherlands with Thresholds of the Audible. In the past, he has performed a duet with renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Most recently he collaborated in several projects with dancers/choreographers in Taiwan: HORSE, Ming-Hwa Yeh, and Taipei Dance Circle.