Area of Study
First Instrument Classes , Guitar Together , Musicianship , Private Lessons , Summer Arts Program
D.M.A., M.M. Peabody Conservatory
B.M. SUNY, Potsdam
Guitarist Andrew Marino has performed throughout the East coast and beyond including solo performances at The Walters Art Museum and Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Baltimore, and St. Paul’s Cathedral and Villa Maria College in Buffalo, NY. Chamber music performances include the Sowebo Music and Arts Festival and the H.L. Mencken House in Baltimore, the International Day of Latin and Iberian Art Song, and the Classical Guitar Society of Upstate New York. Andrew has won prizes in Appalachian State University’s GuitarFest Competition and SUNY Potsdam’s Chamber Music Competition. He has performed in master classes for Benjamin Verdery, Johannes Möller, and Jason Vieaux among others.
Andrew is a certified Suzuki guitar teacher, having studied with MaryLou Roberts. He previously served on the faculty of the International School of Music and Cockeysville Music Education Center in Maryland. His students performed regularly in recitals at American University and several have gone on to university guitar programs. Andrew also taught the Guitar Methods course at the Peabody Conservatory, as well as group and individual guitar lessons at the Henderson-Hopkins school through the Peabody Preparatory.
Andrew holds both a Doctor of Musical Arts degree and Master of Music degree from the Peabody Conservatory where he studied with renowned guitarist Julian Gray. He graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Music degree from SUNY Potsdam where he studied with Douglas Rubio. He holds an Advanced Graduate Certificate in College Teaching from SUNY Potsdam. Andrew began his guitar studies with Jeremy Sparks of the Buffalo Guitar Quartet.