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Marc Giammarco Bio Information:
Award-Winning Hudson River Valley songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Marc Giammarco began his celebrated career as a young jazz drummer, having been influenced by access to Jazz music on New York City FM Radio. His talents were recognized early, and at the age of 14, he won a DOWNBEAT Magazine Scholarship to attend the Distinguished BERKLEE School of Music in Boston. He continued with his studies at Berklee majoring in music performance along with additional studies in piano and music recording techniques.
Marc has learned with a number of renowned instructors ranging from jazz drummer Alan Dawson and jazz bassist Major Holly, to blues legend Brownie McGee and others. Classical training includes having studied percussion at the Boston Symphony’s Arthur Press School of Percussion. Marc also attended songwriting seminars, recording technique workshops, and also attended professional music business classes with Sid Bernstein at The New School in New York City. He is a writer/publisher member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers… Smiling Feet Music Company (www.ascap.com) and is a member of Association of Independent Music Publishers (www.aimp.org) and the New York Songwriter’s Collective (www.newyorksongwriterscollective.com )
Marc Giammarco’s numerous songwriting awards cross over into many varied genres including Honorable Mention at the American Song Festival, Hollywood, CA. His song Happy People received two Honorable Mention Awards in the Professional Country category at the Music City Song Festival, Nashville, TN. Vh1 Save the Music/Song of the Year competition awarded three Runner Up in Song Excellence awards in the Pop & Adult Contemporary categories. The 12th Annual BILLBOARD World Song Contest awarded three Honorable Mentions (Top 500 songwriter) in the Country/Folk category (for Happy People), the Pop category (for Hedon Song), and in the Contemporary Christian/Gospel category (for Closer to The Truth). The 13th Annual Billboard World Song Contest also awarded three Honorable Mention Awards (Top 500 Writer!) in the Pop category (for Isn’t it Amazing, Get Up!, and Sitting on Dynamite). Marc received the Vh1 Song Competition 2009 Artist of the Year to Watch award and also placed as a 2011 Semi-Finalist in the 2011 Vh1 Song Competition (for The State of Things Today). Marc Giammarco won Semi-Finalist Honors in the 2012 Vh1 Song of The Year competition for the instrumental theme Going Home.