Mark Hardy (piano & guitar) holds a Masters in Music from Northwestern University and studied with Amnon Wolman, Jay Alan Yim and Alan Stout. Mr. Hardy also holds a Bachelors in Music from Carnegie Mellon University where he studied with Nancy Galbraith, Lukas Foss, Leonardo Balada and Eduardo Alonso Crepo. His compositions have been played and broadcast all over the world by Cuarteto Latinoamericano, Butchershop Quartet, Hara Quintet, Articular Facet, and Soundings, and at festivals such as Aspen Music Festival, I-Park, BAMF, Produce, Chicago Home Theater Festival and the Canadian Flute Conference. Past commissions have been from Nike, MTV, VH1, Nicktoons, HP and GM. He also studies sitar with Indrajit Banerjee. Mr. Hardy has produced, written music for, performed and engineered recordings by Terry Callier and his own solo work.