June 2018
Looking Back at Spring published in the New Musc Shelf Anthology of new music for Baritone, Volume 1

May 17-19, 2018
The Place Where You Started receives Los Angele premiere at Art Share LA

May 16, 2018
Michael Sheppard performs High Velocity on piano rectal featuring current and former Peabody Conservatory faculty.


November 18, 2017
Hartford Opera Theater features The Place Where You Started on their New in November opera festival.

June 20, 2017
David Stambler and Hannah Creviston record Moments Musicaux for upcoming CD featuring Mark Weiser’s music for saxophone.

May 5, 6, 7, 2017
Flash selected to be included in Hear Now Festival’s outreach concerts at Los Angeles City College, Chapman University, and Cal State Dominguez Hills

May 3, 2017
Guest composer Mark Weiser gives talk to the composition department at Chapman University.

April 30, 2017
Flash performed at the 2017 Hear Now Festival


December 20, 2016
The Place Where You Started featured in Brett Campbell's Oregan ArtsWatch artcle.

December 10-15
The Place Where You Started performed at Soochow University and the Suzhou University of Science and Technology outside of Shanghai, China

November 23, 2016
James Bash's review of The Place Where You Started

November 12-20, 2016
Premiere of Mark Lanz Weiser's new opera, The Place Where You Started, libretto by Amy Punt at Portland State University, Portland, OR.

April 11, 2016
High Velocity performed by Dmitri Novgorodsky on the Ithaca College Contemporary Ensemble Recital, Jorge Grossmann, director, at Ithaca College, Ithaca NY.

March 11, 2016
Flash and High Velocity included on the Christopher and Hannah Creviston’s new CD Breaking

January 15, 2016
Concerto for Marimba and String Orchestra released by Editions Bim


December 21, 2015
Where Angels Fear to Tread is listed as no. 1 in the San Francisco Chronicle’s Top 10 in Opera of 2015

December 15, 2015
Where Angels Fear to Tread makes the San Jose Mercury News Best of 2015 top ten list.

October 16, 2015
High Velocity is awarded the 2015 Ithaca College International Heckscher Composition Prize

October 8, 2015
High Velocity, performed by pianist Elbert Gong, wins first prize at the The Ear debut concert in New York City

October 4, 2015
Andrew Harrison, alto saxophone, and Aram Arakelyan, piano perform Moments Musicale at the University of Southern California on a recital featuring USC Thornton School of Music composition faculty. Also included on the program is A Song for Margot, for saxophone quartet

July 12, 2015
Christopher Creviston and Hannah Creviston perform Flash at the 2015 World Saxophone Congress in Strasbourg, France

July 6, 2015
Christopher Creviston and Hannah Creviston perform Flash at the 2015 Cortona Sessions for New Music, in the Tuscany region of Italy

June 29, 2015
Flash for soprano saxophone and piano released by Editions Bim

April 24, 2015
Mark Weiser signs with Editions Bim International Music Publisher

April 7, 2015
Flash for soprano saxophone and piano premiered by its dedicatee Christopher Creviston and Hannah Creviston at ASU School of Music

March 2, 2015
Mark Weiser joins independent music publisher MusicSpoke

Opera San Jose's professional premiere of Where Angels Fear to Tread


February 8, 2015
Richard Scheinin of the San Jose Mercury News
"In the last act, as hearts are cracked open, composer Mark Lanz Weiser opens the floodgates. His music arrives in waves."

February 9, 2015
Joshua Kosman of the San Francisco Chronicle
“Potent, well-made…a lush, neo-romantic charmer”

February 15, 2015
Paul Hertelendy of artsf.com
“After 53 years of reviewing, I’d place this among the 10 or 12 American operas I’d want most to hear again.”

February 9, 2015
Adam Broner of Repeat Performances


February 5, 2015
Jason Victor Serinus provides an up close preview of the world premiere in a San Francisco Classical Voice preview article.

February 3, 2015
Interview with KDFC’s Jeffrey Freymann on The State of the Arts

January 24, 2015
Mark Weiser discusses Angels and other things on the Brian and Danielle Show podcast.

January 15, 2015
Symphony No. 2 (Sinfonia Magalhães) awarded the 2015 ASCAP Foundation Nissim Prize


September 27, 2014
Mezzo-soprano Kyle Engler and Jason Love perform The Stronger Child for mezzo-soprano and electric guitar at Monteabaro Hall, Howard Community College

April 5, 2014
Premiere of Symphony No. 2 by the Loudoun Symphony Orchestra, Mark Allen McCoy, music director, Loudoun, VA.

March 26, 2014
Bass-baritone Alex Rosen performs Looking Back at Spring at the Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, MD.

March 21, 2014
David Stambler, alto saxophone performs Moments Musicale with pianist Hannah Creviston at the 2014 North American Saxophone Alliance, University of Illinois, IL.

January 19, 2014
Mezzo-soprano Kyle Engler and Jason Love give premiere of The Stronger Child for mezzo-soprano and electric guitar on the second of the Columbia Orchestra’s Chamber Concerts, Columbia, MD.

January 6, 2014
Opera San Jose announces 2014-2015 season, which includes the professional premiere of Where Angels Fear to Tread.


September 22, 2013
Elbert Gong includes High Velocity on program at the Julia Crane International Piano Competition winning first prize.

August 3, 2013
The Helix Collective releases their new World Dance Club CD, which includes the premiere recording of Three Bollywood Dances.

July 26, 2013
Pianist Elbert Gong gives Canadian premiere of High Velocity at the Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada

May 5, 2013
The Loudoun Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players perform Triptych at the Franklin Park Arts Center, Purcellville, VA.

April 24, 2013
Weary Land recorded by the University of Southern California Thornton Chamber Singers, Jo-Michael Scheibe, Music Director, Los Angeles, CA.

April 17, 2013
Pulse Chamber Music performs Kegelstat Funk at the Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music, Miami, FL.

March 9, 2013
Mezzo-soprano Tracy Scher and pianist R. Timothy McReynolds premiere The Best of Me at the Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall, Towson University, Towson, MD.

February 13, 2013
Mark Lanz Weiser includes High Velocity on a solo piano recital given in Newman Hall at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

February 3, 2013
High Velocity for solo piano is given its world premier by dedicatee Pianist Hannah Creviston in Katzin Hall, Arizona State University, AZ.