Talent

Mark Farris

MARK FARRIS combines his lush baritone, exquisite piano stylings, and good-natured humor to dazzle audiences in piano bars and cabaret lounges throughout the world.

Mark began playing the piano and singing at the age of five, under the tutelage and guidance of his father, an honored entertainer and teacher. His father is celebrating forty-five years of entertaining audiences around the piano at Jim’s Steakhouse in Peoria, Illinois. Mark continued his training at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, earning a degree in Music Education. He served as an award-winning high school music and theatre teacher before beginning his travels and career as a piano entertainer.

Mark debuted professionally in 2000 at the popular Gentry Piano Bar of Chicago. In the decade since then, Mark has entertained at numerous venues throughout the city, including 3160 Piano & Cabaret Bar and the Gourmet Grape, where his holiday performances have become legendary. Mark is the proud recipient of “Best Musician & Entertainer” from the Chicago Free Press. Mark also entertains in New York City, and has had the pleasure to play for such stars as Julie Andrews, Debbi Reynolds, and Chita Rivera.

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