Biography

 

Mark Anthony Chubb has produced music for numerous cable channels, including MTV, A&E, VH1, Bravo and Netflix. His music has appeared on Oprah's Big Give and the PBS Peabody Award-winning series Latino Americans. 

His scores for the experimental dance film series, Aje Ijo have been recognized. Part 3: Rivers of Nine received numerous awards, including Best Original Score - Short Film at the NW Film Forum Local Sightings Film Festival, and Best Score at the 2018 Black LBGT Film Festival. Part 4: Immortal was recently awarded the 2021 Local Here Award at the Seattle Black Film Festival, and the 2021 Evergreen Storyteller Award at the Destiny City Film Festival.

 

He provided the score to the short feature film, In The Garden Growing, which took top honors at Projections Film Festival in Bellingham, Washington. His short feature, Drain Desert Tanner, won six awards at the Inland Empire 48 Hours Film Festival including Best Musical Score.  It was also screened at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, winning the Coup de Coeur (Best Entry Award). In 2011, he provided the music for the capital fundraising campaign of Cal Poly Pomona, which has raised over $100 million thus far. 

 

In addition to his role as a film and TV composer, he taught at Western Washington University from 2003 to 2007, where he was nominated for Faculty of the Year for the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. He held a tenure-track position at Cal Poly Pomona from 2007-2012, where he was Assistant Professor in Music Industry Studies. He served as Interim Instructor of Music Theory and Literature at Morehouse College from 2014-2016. Since 2020, he has returned to Cal Poly Pomona, where he is an Adjunct Professor of Music. 

 

Mark Anthony Chubb graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music composition from Morehouse College in 1996. While at Morehouse, he was a Charles Merrill scholar, which enabled him to study in Vienna Austria. He received a Master of Arts in composition from the University of Iowa, where he was a Graduate Opportunity Fellow, and received the Pelzer Prize for Music Composition. His teachers in composition include Uzee Brown Jr., Donald Martin Jenni, David Gompper and Lawrence Fritts.