Mark’s music

Mark’s an experienced musician and performs as a solo artist as well as in bands.

He plays classical and finger-style guitar, and is available for weddings, parties, restaurants and all manner of functions throughout the Borders, Edinburgh and North Northumberland. He is also available as ceilidh guitarist, fiddler or caller. Full band available.  Please enquire on 01890 817 013 or via the form below.

Biography

Mark studied classical guitar with Tim Kain (later Professor of Guitar in Sydney, Australia) whilst living in Manchester in the late 1970s. In 1985 he graduated from UCNW with a degree in music. Since qualifying as a teacher, he has played (and taught) throughout the UK both as a group member and solo performer. Living for many years in Yorkshire, he played in many of the region’s top folk and ceilidh bands over a 20-year period. Since moving north he has continued his passion for Scots and Irish fiddle music, whilst keeping up his high standards on the guitar.

 A few examples of Mark’s guitar playing

Prelude by J.S. Bach

Prelude by Manuel Ponce

Allemande by S.L. Weiss

Air by Thomas Robinson

Sunshine of your Love, by Stevie Wonder

 

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