Specializing in: Music for Commercial & Creative Media

Mark Hollingsworth

About Windshore Music and Mark Hollingsworth

Mark Hollingsworth is an a LA based studio woodwind player, composer and producer. He is noted for his work on many instruments including all of the saxes, clarinets, flutes and many types of ethnic flutes. He has worked with a broad array of legendary artists from Santana to Luther Vandross, Alice Cooper to Stevie Wonder. His experience includes recordings for movies, television and cartoons in settings from symphony orchestras to jazz combos.

A native of the Chicago area, Mark was influenced by the diverse music that permeated the local culture at the time. After graduating magna cum laude from the renowned Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mark moved to Los Angeles and soon landed a job touring with Tom Jones. Hollingsworth was soon regularly working on sessions for film, albums and commercial recordings. Mark eventually expanded his career to include composition and production. He continued his education by studying composition, orchestration and film scoring privately with Jack Smalley in LA. He has used those skills for his own projects as well as jingles and projects for TV and for other artists. His music has been used on shows such as The Ellen Degeneres Show, TMZ, Inside the NFL, PBS and many others. Please see the "Credits" page for a more complete list of projects.

As a solo artist, Mark's critically acclaimed 2005 release “On the Mark” dominated the Top 10 at Music Choice for nearly a full year. His second release "Chasing the Sun" (2007) was completely self produced, written and critically acclaimed.


Windshore Music was established in 2000 as a music production and pubishing company for Mark Hollingsworth

Mark Teaches "Music Notation" at UCLA Extension.

Mark Graduated Magna cum-laude from Berklee College of Music in Boston.