CONTRACTING – In additional to being the leader of and contractor for The DFW Musicmakers, Mark contracts musicians in a varied forum from live
events to studio recordings. He has contracted large orchestras for artists such as Davis Gaines (Phantom of the Opera), Kristi Lee Cook and Celena Rae (both from American Idol), Daniel Rodriguez and Three Dog Night. Whether you require a solo acoustic guitar, string quartet, brass quintet, small group, big band, variety band or full orchestra, Mark will utilize his extensive contacts in the Dallas area to provide the finest musicians to suit your specific needs.

MUSIC PRODUCTION – As an independent producer, Mark will work with you to compose and produce your project, whether it is for an album, jingle or brand music for your business. He is trained and experienced in all styles of music – including classical, country, contemporary, pop, rock and jazz. Services provided by his team of highly skilled and experienced music professionals include:

  • Engineer – we will capture the sound you are searching for
  • Book a Studio – utilizing the finest recording studios in Dallas based upon your budget
  • Contract Musicians – top studio musicians to lend their talents to your project
  • Compose and arrange original music or arrange and adapt your original music
  • Final editing, mixing, mastering and album design
  • Legal services and publishing
“I Dare You”, Celena Rae, Invisible Woman CD
Chris Christian-Executive Producer
Mark Van Sickle – Co-Producer, Contractor, Arranger
“Portwood Insurance”
Mark Van Sickle – Producer, Co-writer, Arranger, Contractor, Trumpet
“Everything That Has Breath”, Covenant Worship, Cover Me CD
Mark Van Sickle – Trumpet, Contractor
“Pink Cadillac”, DFW MusicMakers
Mark Van Sickle – Producer, Arranger, Trumpet
“The Look of Love”, DFW MusicMakers
Mark Van Sickle – Producer, Arranger, Flugelhorn
“The King Is Coming”, Mark Van Sickle
Mark Van Sickle – Producer, Composer, Arranger, Trumpet