Mark Pevsner lives in Boston where he composes and performs as a pianist. He received a Ph.D. in composition from Harvard University, where he studied with Leon Kirchner and Ivan Tcherepnin. Chamber compositions include Septet for Horn, Piano, and Strings, Trio for Violin, Viola and Piano, Elegy, Skopelos Partita, and For Two Pianos. His work-in-progress Die Brücke sets a one-page Kafka story for mixed chorus and large orchestra. In addition he has composed the music scores for the films Gate of Heavenly Peace (1996) and Morning Sun (2003). Mark has taught at Harvard University and he has received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts and from Meet the Composer.