B.A. Elmhurst College, M.M. San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Classical Guitarist Mark Anderson has been described as a ”soulful and intelligent musician”. Mark has performed throughout the United States including at The Freight and Salvage in Berkeley. He has also premiered several works by up and coming Bay Area composers and recently gave the U.S. premier of “Rising Spirals” by award winning composer Chinary Ung. Mark completed his M.M. in classical guitar at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where he studied with Marc Teicholz and also received instruction from Sergio Assad, David Tanenbaum, Richard Savino, and Larry Ferrara. While at the conservatory, Mark and fellow guitarist Necati Emirzade formed Duo Tandem, an exciting and versatile chamber group. Mark is currently on faculty at Illinois Wesleyan University as an adjunct instructor of guitar.