Mark is a passionate lover of the guitar. Since picking up the guitar in 1989, he has gained a broad knowledge of theory, techniques and styles. His own tastes in music are eclectic, and include: rock, metal, blues, jazz, fusion, funk, folk, classical, dance, drum ‘n’ bass and hip hop.
mastertheguitar.co.uk was launched in 2006 and over the years Mark has helped many many students on their guitar journey establishing a highly regarded and successful teaching business in Edinburgh and now in Arrochar.
Mark has enjoyed many additional musical projects over the years from session and theatre work to regular live performances as well as online video tuition. He has performed live with the Edinburgh University Footlights, played at the Edinburgh Festival, performed onstage at Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Celebrations and is a regular deputy guitarist for the rock ceilidh band Teannaich.
In addition, Mark was Runner-Up for the SNMA (Scottish National Music Awards) Teacher Of The Year in 2012 and has hosted several Workshops.