Mark Charles Smith was born in North Carolina in 1983.
His compositions have been performed in diverse venues across the United States, including the Eastern Music Festival, Lincoln Center, and Guitar Foundation of America Festival.
He has performed widely as a soloist and chamber musician.
Mark has his Master of Music Degree from the University of Colorado-Boulder, Bachelor of Arts in Music from Guilford College, and diploma from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
Mark currently teaches at New Garden Friends School and Guilford College, where he is instructor of composition.
Additionally, he teaches private lessons in guitar, piano, and composition, working with all ages and skill levels and covering a broad range of musical styles and pedagogical approaches.
He remains active as a composer and performer.