Mark Weinstock is a popular singer-songwriter and children’s entertainer, combining his experiences as an award winning songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and respected educator. He continues to perform across the continent and overseas, picking up new instruments and stories along the way. His unforgettable concerts and workshops have become festival favourites, encouraging group participation and combining an effortless blend of musical styles.
He honed his craft while making music around the world. Along his adventures, he performed in Himalayan villages, the jungles of Australia, Cambodian orphanages, interfaith communities in Jerusalem, and festivals across North America. He loves to travel but Ontario remains his home.
Mark’s songs have been placed in feature film and television, while his written works have been published in several languages. Over the years, he has collaborated with an eclectic mix of musicians including Ken Whitely, the All Gods Children Harlem Gospel Choir and greats from bands such as Janis Joplin’s Full Tilt Boogie Band.
Mark’s concerts and albums continue to receive glowing reviews from the media and music circles alike, establishing him as one of Canada’s preeminent emerging talents and one of its best-kept secrets.
“His warmth on stage emanates…he is as talented as they come.” -Jen Bill, 24 Hours Newspaper
“Beautiful songs with meaningful lyrics.” -Ted Kartzman, JamBase San Francisco
*OCFF and Folk Alliance Int’l Official Showcase Selections
*Canadian Folk Music Awards Nominee
*Parents Choice Awards –two time winner