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With over 20 years teaching experience, Mark’s easy-going flexible approach lends itself to each student’s musical interests.


Mark has aided students with admittance for college music programs throughout the country. Some have continued studies at institutes such as: USC, UCLA, Berklee School of Music and other prestigious institutions. A number of his pupils have become professional musicians and several are now teaching music.


Mark attended UCLA, Musicians Institute Hollywood, and studied privately with Joe Pass, Ron Escheté, and Andres Segovia protégé, Eric Henderson. 


He has been a professional musician almost 3 decades. Mark is based out of Orange County in Southern California and has performed throughout the world. He has his own recording studio and composes for TV and film. He has written and recorded regularly for almost 50 well known shows. 

MARK J SMITH

GUITAR INSTRUCTION