Classical Guitar

Department: Music


Office: Bixler 233
Phone: 207-859-5686
Fax: 207-859-5635
Email: [email protected]

Mailing Address

5686 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8856


B.M., New England Conservatory, 1981

Areas of Expertise

  • Classical and Jazz Guitar

Professional Information

Mark Leighton graduated from the New England Conservatory in Boston, and has been on the Applied Music Faculty at Colby since 1981. His teachers include David Leisner and Sharon Isbin. He also teaches at Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, MA, and is an active member of the Copley Chamber Players. Mark has performed throughout New England, including performances at the Museum of Fine Arts, the Gardner Museum, and Kings Chapel, Boston. He is also the Artistic Director of First Night Quincy, and the wine writer for the New Bedford Standard Times.

Courses Currently Teaching 2019-2020

MU093 H Applied Music: Ensemble, Noncredit (Guitar Ensemble)
MU191 C1 Lessons: Credit
MU191 C2 Lessons: Credit
MU193 H Applied Music: Ensemble, Credit (Guitar Ensemble)