Mark Margolies worked for over twenty years as a freelance musician in the Boston area, playing clarinet in orchestras and chamber ensembles, as well as saxophones, flute, oboe and bassoon in theater pits, klezmer ensembles and other groups. He has been a participant in every Warebrook Contemporary Music Festival since 1991, where he worked with composers Martin Boykan, Milton Babbitt, Marjorie Merryman, Andrew Imbrie, Bernard Rands, Sara Doncaster and many others. He taught clarinet at Boston College and woodwinds at Brookline Music School. In 2008, Mark moved to San Diego where he performs at The Old Globe Theatre, The San Diego Civic Theater, The Lawrence Welk Theater, San Diego Clarinet Society, and other venues. He is a member of The San Diego Clarinet Quintet and The Windsong Consort, a mixed chamber music group. He holds degrees in music and communication from Boston University.