Mark Koons is a guitarist and music educator in Baltimore, MD. His recent performances include the pit orchestra of Dominion Stage’s Carrie: The Musical, the D.C. Rock n’ Roll Marathon, and the Mother's Day celebration at James Charles Winery & Vineyard. As an educator, Mark is a contracted music instructor in Maryland and Northern Virginia. He is also a jazz guitar and jazz bass coach for Loudoun County Public Schools. This summer Mark continues graduate study at Loyola University Maryland, simultaneously pursuing his classroom teaching certification and Master of Arts in Teaching. Mark is excited for his musical future and continues to meet new challenges with enthusiasm and professionalism.