Mark Wesling, Classical Guitarist, is a native of St. Louis, Missouri. Mark has been living and making music in south-central Pennsylvania since 1996. He teaches classical, acoustic, and electric guitar lessons from his studios located in Hershey and York, PA. He performs throughout Pennsylvania and surrounding areas for weddings, corporate events, festivals, and concerts and composes and publishes music for the guitar. Mark is also an active artist who works with oils and watercolors; his work has found homes in private collections throughout the United States.
In 2000, Mark received a MTNA Teachers Enrichment Grant funded by the Gibson Musical Instruments company for continuing education. In 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002, he received grants from the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts/Jump Street to conduct guitar lessons for at-risk inner city youths at the Danzante Community Arts Center in Harrisburg. The Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) program is a partnership initiative between local arts organizations and the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts (PCA), a state agency. PPA is administered in this region by Jump Street (formerly MetroArts) of the Capital Region.
In 2008, Mark received the Arpeggio Award from Progressive Education of Children in the Arts Network, Inc. This reward recognizes a person who has helped bring harmony to children’s lives through musical composition.
Mark has been producing his own CD’s since 2000. They include original compositions and soothing sounds to enjoy at work, in your car, while entertaining guests or just relaxing.
Available CDs by Mark Wesling