Mark O’Connor was born in Seattle Washington in 1961. O’Connor is a pioneer in American classical music. His influences include, but are not limited to, Benny Thomasson, Stephane Grappelli and guitarist Chat Atkins. O’Connor has had a long recording career that includes eight Grammy Nominations and two Grammy awards. One for his album “New Nashville Cats “and the other for“Appalachian Journey” featuring Yo-Yo Ma and Edgar Myer. In 2009 he debuted the O’Connor Method of playing violin focusing on traditional American playing. Mark O’Connor now resides in New York.
Mark O’Connor In-Store Performance
Silver Platter SoDo 2930 1st Ave. South
Sunday December 21st