Fabrik shows June 2017

Fabrik goes live:

June 3 – Jazz in Duketown Festival, Den Bosch 22:00h
June 5 – Ham Sessions Festival, Ghent (B) 17:00h
June 16 – BIMhuis Amsterdam 20:30h

Would love to meet you there!


Composer for new Conny Janssen Danst production ‘Kiem’

67244765_2837069879652905_4469552390822952960_o Coming fall season I will compose and perform new music for dance production 'Kiem' by Conny Janssen together with Budy Mokoginta. For more information visit:

Touring with Weval

MarkbasParijs I'm joining Weval for lots of touring in 2019 on bass, synths and percussion - after an album release tour in sold out venues all over Europe, we're back for the festival season playing Lowlands, Pukkelpop and a fall tour including the opening of the ADE in Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam on October 16!

Mark Schilders invites

Mark Schilders

New record Maarten Hogenhuis

antonia porcar cano I've recorded, co-mixed and played drums on Maarten Hogenhuis' new record 'Rise & Fall'. We will play a special set at the North Sea Jazz Festival with new music by Maarten and do a trio tour this fall. More information at

Weval live at 3fm


Live concert & Interactive light installation


New project Marcellis & Darieaux preview


Video: Fabrik live at the Bimhuis


Fabrik Live Promo


Fabrik at the BIMhuis Amsterdam on June 16th 2017




Mark Schilders is a drummer, mixing engineer and multi-instrumentalist producer based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

A born natural, Mark began drumming at 5 years old and went on to seamlessly integrate into the established Dutch music scene at the young age of 18. He began his studies at The Codarts Conservatory of Rotterdam graduating cum laude in 2011. While a student, he won the prestigious Prinses Christina Jazz Concours (2008) and the Erasmus Jazz Prijs (2011).

In 2012 he was awarded multiple scholarships to study at The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York where he studied under the guidance of Amir Ziv, Jim Black, Reggie Workman and Ben Street. 

In 2014 Schilders was selected as ‘Nieuwe Maker’ by the Dutch Performing Arts Fund in collaboration with Stichting Jazz International Rotterdam which marked the start of his career as a composer and producer of original music.

In the years following, his first album Fabrik (2016) saw the light of day. Followed by commissioned works for a.o. the New Rotterdam Jazz Orchestra and the infamous contemporary dance company Conny Janssen Danst.

Since 2020, Mark is running his own mixing and production studio in Rotterdam – for a selected playlist of work please visit:

He releases new electronica infused music as Fabrik, a quest for more personal music – an attempt to blur the lines between acoustic and electronic sonic worlds.

Mark is on faculty at the Codarts Conservatory in Rotterdam and the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, teaching drums, production and more. He is currently playing drums for dutch electronic-jazz group WAAN. In recent years he was found frequently on drums, bass and synthesizers with one of the most sought after Dutch electronic music acts, Weval. 




e: contact[at]
t: + 31 6 47 99 84 70 (NL)