Mark Garthwait is a guitarist, performer and instructor living in Torrington, CT.
He has over thirty years performing experience in different capacities; from rock bands to orchestra pits. His stage credits include four productions of Rock of Ages [Guitar 1; Warner Stage Co., The Castaway Players Theater Co. (sub for Dean Dimarzo), The Square Foot Theatre Co., Phoenix Theater Co.], The Who’s Tommy [Guitar 1; Warner Stage Co.] as well as other music productions at Infinity Hall Norfolk, The Center for Performing Arts (Rhinebeck, NY) and Colony (Woodstock, NY).
Mark has studied privately for thirty-two years, incorporating many different styles into his playing and teaching processes. He has taught privately for fifteen years and at George's Guitars in Torrington since 2016.
His goal as an instructor is to help his students find their own voice on guitar by introducing them to different playing styles with a strong foundation in music theory.