Mark Hanson and Greta Pedersen will perform at the library. Mark is a Grammy Award winner with his guitar, and Greta was National Young Audiences Arts for Learning "Artist of the Year" in 2009. Together they play and sing a wide variety of entertaining music, including blues, jazz standards, folk ballads, Motown, and self-composed songs.
Mark and Greta have lived in West Linn since 1994. Both have music degrees from Stanford University, and they have made their living through performing, teaching, and publishing. Greta performs concerts and residencies in schools and libraries through Young Audiences. Mark travels as a solo guitarist, performing and conducting guitar workshops. Together Greta and Mark have performed up and down the West Coast, and in 2009 played and sang for President Obama in San Francisco. Mark has played for Music in the Stacks in the past with Acoustic Guitar Summit.