Mark Haas is composer and speaker who promotes sacred music within the Catholic tradition. His liturgical music has been sung in over 600 parishes, in 10 countries, including musical settings for various ordinations and dedications. In 2017, his orchestration of Michael Accurso’s I Will Praise Your Name Forever was presented by the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra during the in Raleigh, NC.
Mark has also contributed nearly 30 articles promoting various Catholic-related topics published by Aleteia.org, ChurchPOP.com, and CatholicExchange.com. Various pieces have been featured on CatholicVote.org, and The Patrick Madrid Show on Relevant Radio.
In 2016, his original choral work, Prayer of St. Francis, was sung for Mass at the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Assisi, Italy. Mark’s music is published by TRN Music, Magnolia Music, Hamar Percussion, and World Library/GIA Music Publications. He holds a BFA in Music Composition from Marshall University, and an MFA in Film Music Composition from UNC School of the Arts. He currently serves as the Director of Music at the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston, WV where he lives with his wife Renae and their seven original compositions.