Marc Teicholz was first prize winner of the 1989 International Guitar Foundation of America competition, a winner in New York's 1991 East-West Artists competition, the 1986 Paganini competition, and a finalist in the 1992 Pro Musicis competition. A member of the California Council for the Arts Touring Roster, Mr. Teicholz has toured extensively throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe, receiving critical acclaim for his recitals and master classes. He has appeared as soloist with orchestras in Spain, Portugal, California, Hawaii, and Russia. Sponsored by Columbia Artists Community Concert Series, Marc tours the United States extensively with The Festival of Four. He has recorded solo CDs for Naxos, Sugo, and Menus and Music, and is featured on the pilot soundtrack for George Lucas’ Young Indiana Jones. He has recorded solo CDs for Naxos, Sugo, Menus and Music, and most recently, Guitar Salon International. His latest disc, Valseana, presents works performed on historic guitars of the period of each musical selection.
He has worked with composers Andrew Imbrie and Dusan Bogdanovic to produce new guitar literature and has premiered several new works written for him. Mr. Teicholz also teaches at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.