Mark Bushbeck Classical Guitar

Based in Kirkland WA



A Warm and Engaging Artist, Mark Bushbeck is a talented and charismatic guitar player with an engaging stage presence. A public performer for over thirty years, his popular solo repertoire includes many styles from traditional classical and jazz to blues and contemporary music favorites.

A National Touring Artist Mark has performed with numerous groups or as a soloist in at least fourteen major cities in the U.S. He typically performs solo guitar at several festival concerts, private or corporate events, and weddings throughout the year. Mark has twice been a featured soloist at the Best of the Northwest Festival.

A Prodigy In high school, he was awarded a scholarship to the Symphony School of America and offered a full four-year music scholarship to a private college in Wisconsin. He chose to study music at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire with Dominic Spera.

A Versatile and Experienced Performer In 1986, Mark received a Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and in 1992, a Master's degree at the University of Washington. More recently he has studied classical guitar with Steven Novacek, an internationally acclaimed performer and the director of the guitar programs at both the Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle and the University of Washington.

A Well-Known Recording Artist Mark has performed on over a dozen albums and innumerable recording projects, including a soundtrack for a documentary prepared for PBS broadcast. Mark is very versatile and personable. He enjoys working with clients to ensure they experience what they envision for their musical tastes.