Mark Shepherd read Music at Oxford, and was Organ Scholar of Exeter College, studying with Nicolas Kynaston and David Sanger. He held a number of Church and Cathedral Appointments, including Tewkesbury Abbey, St Mary’s Warwick and Lichfield Cathedral. He was conductor of Schola Cantorum of Oxford, touring extensively with the choir and releasing a number of acclaimed recordings and winning the international choral competition in Osaka. At that time he was an Academic studies Lecturer at the Royal Academy of Music, before taking up his current appointment as Director of Music at Charterhouse.
He continues to be busy both as a player and conductor, giving regular recitals and directing Oxford Voices, a young professional choir which performs throughout France.