Mark has been a lover of music since the age of eight. He has studied at the Guitar Institute of Technology in Hollywood, California, The National Guitar Summer Workshop in Connecticut, and with many teachers from a wide variety of musical styles. You can find him playing at numerous venues around Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. He has been teaching guitar lessons and other related instruments privately for over 20 years. He has a BA and BS from Northern Kentucky University. His main interests are rock, blues, jazz, Appalachian music, and bluegrass.