Welcome to MarkHardingMusic.com, The website of choice for great live music and high quality music instruction in Vermont and the surrounding area

Mark Harding is a performer and educator with over 25 years experience. A multi-instrumentalist well-versed in numerous styles, Mark is one of the most versatile musicians you will ever meet. He performs extensively on upright bass, electric bass, guitar, harmonica, and vocals.

Mark is an honors graduate of Berklee College of Music and teaches at Mount Saint Joseph Academy, Castleton State College and the Community College of Vermont. He also runs a busy private teaching practice established over fifteen years.


Live Music

Mark is a musician uniquely positioned to provide the ideal live music experience for all events. 

A member of several groups, Mark offers a wide variety of musical options to suit all your needs, and the friendly advice of an expert who wants to help you make the right entertainment choice.

He can offer live music to accommodate almost any budget, from a solo performer to a big band, and will work hard to meet both your financial and your musical needs and to ensure you are delighted by the music at your event or venue.

Check Out  the live music and demo pages for more examples of Marks live work.

To discuss and book the perfect live music for your event, visit the booking page for a phone number or Email Mark for further information


Mark has been offering private guitar and bass lessons since 1995 and has introduced hundreds of people to the joys of guitar and bass playing .

He has built a reputation as a teacher who combines great efficiency of learning and a strong rapport with students of all ages.

Through methods both traditional and of his own design, Mark can advance any student rapidly toward their goals.

He is expert at helping students establish those goals and in motivating them to achieve their potential.

Mark accepts students age 10 years or older at any level from beginners to college music majors.

To discuss private lessons in more depth, please Email Mark or visit the booking page for a phone number.