Mark Godwin holds a degree in guitar performance from Samford University in Birmingham, Ala. He has attended and performed in numerous master classes with Michael Newman, Christian Kieser and Oscar Ghiglia. Godwin has taught private and classroom instruction since 1979. He has served on the faculty of Lipscomb since 1990 and Belmont University since 2002.
Proficient at both classic and contemporary music, he has performed professionally from blues clubs to Carnegie Hall. He currently works as a sideman and recording musician and is also a member of the Godwin-Thompson Duo. Their new recording "Bello Bilancieto" has just been released.