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For over 20 years Mark Cheyne has enjoyed a diverse career as a music composer, producer, arranger and director.

He has composed and produced numerous soundtracks for TV and radio commercials and corporate events for clients including ABSA, Coca-Cola, Emperors Palace, First National Bank, Goldcrest, Mercedes-Benz and Plascon. He received a Loerie Craft Award for his work for the launch of the BMW 7 Series in 2002.

Mark has performed as musical director for numerous stage shows, concerts and corporate events for many of South Africa's leading companies including Altron, Discovery, EOH, Massmart, MTN, Momentum, Netcare, Samsung, SAP, Sasol, Standard Bank and Vodacom.

He is one of South Africa's most prolific music arrangers having scored hundreds of pieces for orchestra. Mark is the Musical Director of the Electric Pops Orchestra, which he formed in 1998. This versatile group fuses digital technology and modern pop music genres with a symphony orchestra, and has performed with many of South Africa's biggest stars including Arno Carstens, Elvis Blue, Johnny Clegg, Just Jinjer, Karen Zoid, Lira, Loyiso Bala, Mi Casa, Monark, Pretty Yende, Prime Circle, Sibongile Khumalo, Sipho Hotstix Mabuse and the Soweto Gospel Choir.

Three albums produced by Mark have received nominations for South African Music Awards. He has recorded many of South Africa's leading vocalists, groups, choirs and orchestras including Yvonne Chaka-Chaka, Lloyd Cele, Zolani Mahola, Gauteng Choristers, Imilonji KaNtu Choral Society, Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra and the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra.

For more details view Mark Cheyne CV.

Candis Angelene has enjoyed a diverse career as a singer, theatre performer, actress and recording artist. She released her debut album Ancient Light in 2009 which reached no.3 on the Classic FM local countdown.

Candis is a lyricist and brings her creative energy to Aaross Music productions.

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