Mark Edwards, age 28
Guitarit mark Edwards has been hailed by the Montgomery Advertiser as a player who “ transfers to another zone, effortlessly strumming, plucking and picking a variety of classical masterpieces with clarity.” Engagements in the 2010-2011 season include Trinity Church in New York City, ArtScape in Baltimore, Md. ,The Toronto Guitar Symposium, the Mississippi Guitar Festival and the Montgomery Guitar Festival. In 2009 he joined the Maryland State Arts Council Touring Artists Roster.
From 1998 to present, Mark has earned 32 top prizes in the US, Canada and Thailand. Prizes in clued the 2010 Asia International Guitar Competition the 2009 Montreal International Guitar Competition and the 2008 National Guitar Workshop/National D’addario Solo Competition.Mr. Edwards holds a Master of Music Performanc/Pedagogy from the Peabody Institute of Music and a Bachelor of Music, Magna Cum laude with Honors, from Columbus State University. Visit Mark at his website, MarkEdwardsguitar.com.