Personalized Program

Every student has a unique set of goals, approach and pace of study. A father of four with over 20 years experience and a great rapport, Mark can tailor lessons to your needs and offers a very special learning experience. He is patient, open-minded, kind and is expert in teaching fundamentals as they apply to a student's own interests.

Experienced Teacher

Mark has been performing since 1980 and teaching since 1995  including work at the Long Trail School, Mount Saint Joseph Academy, Burr and Burton Academy, Castleton State College and the Community College of Vermont.  He has given private lessons to hundreds and several have gone on to become professionals themselves. 


Directing a band at the 

Long Trail School


What Mark Teaches

Mark offers lessons in acoustic and electric guitar and bass, including upright bass and in music theory and improvisation for all instruments. He also teaches sound production, looping and other music technology skills. He is a highly experienced graduate of Berklee College of Music who can  teach all popular styles expertly.

Your Home or His

Mark teaches at his home studio in Clarendon, VT and is also happy to come to your home for a lesson. Within close proximity of Rutland VT, there is no extra charge for this service though a small travel fee will apply for longer distances. Home visit lessons must be weekly and must be advance booked and paid a month at a time.

What People Say About Mark

Mark has worked in numerous of roles both in performance and in education and has been praised for his talent, his professionalism and his integrity. Click below to see  some great feedback from both sides of his professional life.


Booking A Lesson

Mark is delighted to teach you or your student and will always be glad to receive your call or text at (802) 417-7712.

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